Pierre Bouguer, French physicist-hydrographer (1698-1758)
Bouguer Crater is an impact crater in the Sinus Sabaeus quadrangle of Mars, located at 18.7° S and 332.8° W It is 107 km in diameter and was named after Pierre Bouguer, French physicist-hydrographer (1698-1758). When a comet or asteroid collides at a high rate of speed interplanetary with the surface of Mars it creates an impact crater.
Close up of layers in eroded deposits on the floor of Bouguer Crater, as seen by HiRISE. This image is in a different part of the crater than the previous image.