Suzhi Crater is an impact crater in the Iapygia quadrangle on Mars at 27.7 ° S and 274.0 ° W. and is 25.0 km in diameter. Its name was approved in 1991 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN), and it was named after a place in China. There may have been a lake in the crater in the past because layers are visible in a depression on the floor.
Suzhi Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Light-toned layer is visible on the floor.
Enlargement of light-toned layer on floor of Suzhi Crater, as seen by HiRISE, under HiWish program. Arrow points to a small crater that contains the light-toned material.
- Planetary nomenclature
- Impact crater
- List of craters on Mars
- Water on Mars
- Climate of Mars
- Groundwater on Mars
- "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Suzhi". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 5 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
|This article about the planet Mars or its moons is a stub. You can help Infogalactic by expanding it.|
|This article about an extraterrestrial geological feature is a stub. You can help Infogalactic by expanding it.|