Chincoteague Crater

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Chincoteague Crater
Chincoteague Crater.jpg
Chincoteague Crater, as seen by HiRISE.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 41°30′N 236°00′W / 41.5°N 236.0°W / 41.5; -236.0Coordinates: 41°30′N 236°00′W / 41.5°N 236.0°W / 41.5; -236.0
Eponym Chincoteague, Virginia, USA

Chincoteague Crater is an impact crater in the Cebrenia quadrangle of Mars, located at 41.5° N and 236.0° W. It is 37.0 km in diameter and was named after a town in Virginia, USA.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue, Jennifer. "Chincoteague Crater". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.