Spider Crater

Spider Crater

Courtesy of NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

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Spider Crater, located in Western Australia, has a circular pattern of radial ridges. It gets its name from an unusual pattern of ridges that makes it look like a spider from above. Because of deep erosion, this shape may be only the inner area of the central uplift of the impact crater.