Eridania Planitia

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Eridania Planitia
PlanetMars
RegionEridania quadrangle, east of Hellas quadrangle
Coordinates38°09′S 122°13′E / 38.15°S 122.21°E / -38.15; 122.21Coordinates: 38°09′S 122°13′E / 38.15°S 122.21°E / -38.15; 122.21
Diameter1,062.13 km (659.98 mi)

Eridania Planitia is a plain located east of Hellas Planitia, in the southern highlands of Mars. Its name was approved on September 22, 2010; it is named after the closest classical albedo feature.[1]

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  1. ^ "Eridania Planitia". Gazeteer of Planetary Nomenclature. 22 September 2010. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
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