Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Vaduz Crater

From the USGS Astrogeology Science Center:

The name Vaduz has been approved for the Martian crater located at 38.25N, 344.29W. For more information, see the list of Martian crater names and the map of MC-5 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Note: Vaduz Crater is located in the Mamers Valles region of Arabia Terra; the closest named feature is Ismenius Cavus, which is almost due south, and the closest named crater is Cerulli, which lies to the southeast. Vaduz Crater is named after the town of Vaduz, which is the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein.

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