MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-527, 28 October 2003 This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) picture shows a meteor impact crater in central Syrtis Major. This is a relatively young crater; its ejecta patterns are very well preserved and have not been eroded away by wind or buried by fine sediment. The crater is located near 8.5N, 295.2W. The picture covers an area 3 km (1.9 mi) wide and is illuminated by sunlight from the left/upper left.