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List of catenae on Mars

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List of catenae on Mars

This is a list of named catenae on Mars. In planetary geology, a catena is a chain of similarly sized craters. On Mars, they are named after nearby classical albedo features as prescribed by the International Astronomical Union's rules for planetary nomenclature. While catenae on most bodies of the Solar System consist of mainly of impact craters, those on Mars consist primarily of collapse pits.

Name Coordinates
Acheron Catena
Alba Catena
Artynia Catena
Baphyras Catena
Ceraunius Catena
Coprates Catena
Cyane Catena
Elysium Catena
Ganges Catena
Hyblaeus Catena
Labeatis Catenae
Ophir Catenae
Phlegethon Catena
Stygis Catena
Tithoniae Catenae
Tractus Catena

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  • This article was adapted from the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

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