Wells (crater)

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Wells Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Dust devil tracks along rim of Wells Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of previous image of Wells Crater.

Wells Crater is an impact crater in the Eridania quadrangle on Mars at 60.2°S and 237.9°W, and it is 103.0 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 H. G. Wells.[1]

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