crater cluster

crater cluster

A group of secondary craters. Crater clusters were visited by the crews of Apollo 15 and 17.
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He and his colleagues are planning a further trip to the region to search for meteor fragments, which could prove his theory of a 'rain of meteorites', and to produce a detailed map of this unique crater cluster.
Until now," said Philippe Paillou, a planetologist at Bordeaux University," about a dozen meteorite crater clusters have been discovered worldwide, of which the largest is the Campo del Cielo in Argentina.
Bottke stops short of claiming that the two suspected crater clusters on Earth are illusory.