Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
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Central Mound Crater (Ice Associated)

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_41

Definition

A domed central or offset flat-topped mound located inside a crater taking up a large portion of the crater floor (>10 %) with greater than 150 m relief (Conway et al. 2012), a partial or complete moat, often associated with perennial high albedo (e.g., Fig. 1) on Mars.
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physical SciencesThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK