Tikhov (Martian crater)

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Tikhov Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Tikhov Crater is an impact crater in the Hellas quadrangle on Mars at 51.1°S and 254.3°W and is 111.0 km in diameter. Its name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN), and it was named after Gavriil Adrianovich Tikhov.[1]

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