After passing Mercury the first time and making a trip around the Sun, NASA Mariner 10 again flew by Mercury on Sept. 21, 1974. The south pole is located on the right hand edge of Chao Meng Fu crater that has only its rim sticking up into the light.


  • Title: Mercury South Pole
  • Creator: NASA/JPL
  • Date Created: 1999-10-08
  • Rights: JPL

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