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pedestal crater


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An impact crater formed in weak surface materials which have subsequently been eroded away, except where protected by the surrounding ejecta blanket. The term was coined for certain craters on Mars, which in some areas of the planet form prominent circular plateaux above the surrounding terrain.

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