Agassiz (Martian crater)

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Agassiz
Planet Mars
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Diameter 108.77 kilometres (67.59 mi)
Depth 1.8[2]
Eponym Louis Agassiz

Agassiz is an impact crater on Mars, named in honor of geologist Louis Agassiz(1807–1873). The crater is 108.77 kilometres (67.59 mi) in diameter and is located at 271.1°E 69.8°N. The name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[3]

References

  1. http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/SearchResults?target=MARS&featureType=Crater,%20craters
  2. Jared Howenstine (May 2006). "ANALYSIS OF THE DEPTH-DIAMETER RELATIONSHIP OF MARTIAN CRATERS" (PDF). A Capstone Experience Thesis.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Agassiz on Mars". Planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2015-08-18.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>