Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Tivoli Crater

From the USGS Astrogeology Science Center:

The name Tivoli has been approved for the Martian crater located at 14.3S, 259.18W. For more information, see the database information and the map of MC-22 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Note: Tivoli Crater is located on the eastern edge of Tyrrhena Terra. The nearest named feature is Tyrrhenus Labyrinthus, slightly west of due south; the volcano Tyrrhenus Mons lies to the southeast. Tivoli Crater is named after the town of Tivoli, Grenada, which is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea northeast of Venezuela.

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