|Eponym||Wolf V. Vishniac|
Vishniac is the larger crater of the Martian surface feature called the Giant's Footprint. It was named after Wolf V. Vishniac, a microbiologist who died on an expedition to Antarctica. Fittingly, the crater lies in the Antarctic of Mars. The feature was originally observed by Mariner 7 in 1969. In 1999, the Mars Global Surveyor's Mars Orbiter Camera was able to provide more detailed pictures.
- Sagan, Carl (1980), Cosmos, New York: Random House, Inc., ISBN 0-394-50294-9
- Malin Space Science Systems (2000), Return to "Giant's Footprint" 3 Decades After Mariner 7 Flyby, retrieved November 6, 2005.
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