Mendel (Martian crater)

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Mendel
MendelMartianCrater.jpg
Location of Mendel Crater
PlanetMars
Coordinates58°48′S 161°18′E / 58.8°S 161.3°E / -58.8; 161.3Coordinates: 58°48′S 161°18′E / 58.8°S 161.3°E / -58.8; 161.3
Diameter78.6 km
EponymGregor Mendel

Mendel is a crater in Terra Cimmeria, Mars. It is located at 58.8°S, 161.3°E and was named in honor of Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics.[1]

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  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Mendel". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.