Mie (crater)

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Mie Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Viking II landed near Mie Crater in 1976.

Mie Crater is an impact crater in the Cebrenia quadrangle of Mars, located at 48.5°N latitude and 220.4°W longitude. It is 104.0  km in diameter and was named after Gustav Mie, 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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  1. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Mie". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>