Sibu (crater)

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Sibu
Planet Mars
Coordinates 23°18′S 19°48′W / 23.3°S 19.8°W / -23.3; -19.8Coordinates: 23°18′S 19°48′W / 23.3°S 19.8°W / -23.3; -19.8
Diameter 17.63 km
Eponym Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia

Sibu crater is an impact crater lying situated within the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region on the surface of the planet Mars, located in the Valles Marineris hemisphere in an area southeast of the Jones crater.[1]

It is located at 23°18′S 19°48′W / 23.3°S 19.8°W / -23.3; -19.8 (Sibu) and is 17.63 kilometres in diameter.[2] It was named after the town of Sibu in Sarawak, Malaysia in 1976.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sibu crater". Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  2. ^ a b "Sibu". USGS Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. 2010-11-17. Retrieved 2011-02-18.