Ross (Martian crater)
Ross Crater as seen by MOLA which shows the elevations.
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Ross Crater is an impact crater in the Thaumasia quadrangle of Mars located at 57.7 S and 107.84 W. It is 82.51 km in diameter. It was named after Frank E. Ross, an American astronomer (1874-1966). The crater's name was approved in 1973.
Ross Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Gullies in Ross Crater, as seen by HiRISE under the HiWish program. Because the gullies are on the narrow rim of a crater and they start at different heights, this example is not consistent with the model of gullies being caused by aquifers.
- Martian Gullies
- Water on Mars
- Planetary nomenclature
- Impact crater
- List of craters on Mars
- Thaumasia quadrangle
- "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Ross". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 5 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>