Teisserenc de Bort (Martian crater)

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Teisserenc de Bort Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Northern wall of Teisserenc de Bort Crater showing dark slope streaks, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note this is an enlargement of the previous image.

Teisserenc de Bort Crater is an impact crater in the Arabia quadrangle on Mars at 0.4° N and 315.0°W. and is 119.0 km in diameter. Its name was approved in 1973, and it was named after Léon Teisserenc de Bort.[1] A picture below shows dark slope streaks. The darker the streak, the younger it is.

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  1. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Teisserenc de Bort". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 5 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>