Heaviside (Martian crater)

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Heaviside crater as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Gullies in a crater that is on the floor of Heaviside crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of the previous image of Heaviside crater.

Heaviside Crater is an impact crater in the Mare Australe quadrangle of Mars, located at 70.7°S latitude and 95.3°W longitude. It is 87.4  km in diameter and was named after [Oliver Heaviside[]], and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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