Crommlin (crater)

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Crommlin
Quadrângulo de Oxia Palus.JPG
Quadrangle map of Oxia Palus labeled with major features. This quadrangle contains many collapsed areas of Chaos and many outflow channels (old river valleys). Crommlin Crater is found at the lower right. Crommlin Crater contains a large mound that shows dozens of regular spaced layers. These layers are similar to layers in other major craters such as Gale Crater and Henry Crater.[1]
Planet Mars
Coordinates 5°06′N 10°12′W / 5.1°N 10.2°W / 5.1; -10.2Coordinates: 5°06′N 10°12′W / 5.1°N 10.2°W / 5.1; -10.2
Eponym Andrew C. Crommlin, a British astronomer (1865–1939)

Crommlin Crater is an impact crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars. It is located at 5.1° north and 10.2° west. It was named after Andrew C. Crommlin, a British astronomer (1865–1939).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grotzinger, J. and R. Milliken (eds.) 2012. Sedimentary Geology of Mars. SEPM
  2. ^ http://planetarynams.wr.usgs.gov

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