Adams (Martian crater)

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Western side of Adams Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Adams Crater is an impact crater in the Cebrenia quadrangle of Mars, located at 31.1°N latitude and 197.0°W longitude. It is 94.9  km in diameter and was named after Walter Sydney Adams, and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

See also


  1. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Adams". International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>