Priestley (Martian crater)

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MOLA map showing location of Mendel Crater in relation to other craters. Colors indicate elevations.
Priestly Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Priestly Crater is an impact crater in the Eridania quadrangle of Mars, located at 54.4°S latitude and 229.4°W longitude. It is 41.9  km in diameter and was named after Joseph Priestley, and the name was approved in 1973.[1]

See also


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