Impact Craters

Center for Mars Exploration (CMEX)

This site from NASA's Center for Mars Exploration provides basic information about impact craters. Descriptions of crater formation and cratering rates are included. Tables of crater chronology are used to present a picture of the Martian geologic timeline. Craters are also used to highlight stratigraphic relationships between the different Martian geologic units. Tables and illustrations underscore the text.

Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Impact Cratering, Geologic History, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Solar system:Mars:Impact Cratering, Geologic History, Solar system:Mars
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Planetary Science