Kufra (crater)

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Kufra
Kufra Crater Floor.JPG
Kufra Crater Floor, as seen by HiRISE. Pits are thought to be caused by escaping water.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 40°42′N 239°46′W / 40.7°N 239.77°W / 40.7; -239.77Coordinates: 40°42′N 239°46′W / 40.7°N 239.77°W / 40.7; -239.77
Diameter 37.5 km
Eponym Kufra, Libya

Kufra Crater is a crater in the Cebrenia quadrangle of Mars, located at 40.7° North and 239.77° West. It is 37.5 km in diameter and was named after a town in Libya.[1]

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