Inuvik (crater)

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Inuvik is a crater located outside the perennial north polar cap on Mars.[1] The crater's diameter is 20.5 kilometres, and it lies at latitude 78.7°N, longitude 28.6°W. In 1988, the International Astronomical Union's Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (IAU/WGPSN) named the crater after the town of Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada.


  1. ^ M. Thueson and H. Xie, "Water Ice Investigation in Crater of Residual Polar Region using THEMIS Data", Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVIII (2007)