Dejnev (crater)

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Dejnev Crater
Dejnev Crater Floor.JPG
Dejnev Crater Floor, as seen by HiRISE. Scale bar is 500 meters long. Click on image to see large pits.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 25°30′S 164°48′W / 25.5°S 164.8°W / -25.5; -164.8Coordinates: 25°30′S 164°48′W / 25.5°S 164.8°W / -25.5; -164.8
Diameter 156 km
Eponym Semen Ivanovich Dejnev, a Russian geographer, explorer, and navigator (1605-1673)

Dejnev Crater is a crater in the Memnonia quadrangle of Mars, located at 25.5° south latitude and 164.8° west longitude. It is 156 km in diameter and was named after Semen Ivanovich Dejnev, a Russian geographer, explorer, and navigator (1605–1673).[1]

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