Mendel (Martian crater)

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For the lunar crater, see Mendel (lunar crater). For other things named Mendel, see Mendel (disambiguation).
Mendel
Planet Mars
Coordinates 59°06′S 199°00′W / 59.1°S 199.0°W / -59.1; -199.0Coordinates: 59°06′S 199°00′W / 59.1°S 199.0°W / -59.1; -199.0
Diameter 78.6 km
Eponym Gregor Mendel

Mendel is the name of a crater in Terra Cimmeria, Mars. It is located at -58.8°N, 161.0°E and was named in honor of Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics.

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