Graben in Goethe Basin
This image shows large graben in a ghost crater on the floor of the Goethe impact basin. The extensional troughs or graben are up to 2 km wide in this about 47-km-diameter ghost crater. Circumferentially oriented graben crosscut the bounding ridge ring. Read the full Mission News story for more details about a recently published scientific study of these unusual tectonic landforms.
Release Date: November 16, 2012
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington