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Marth (Martian crater)

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Marth (Martian crater)

Marth Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Marth Crater showing dunes, as seen by the CTX camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. This is an enlargement of the previous image of Marth Crater.

Marth Crater is an impact crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle on Mars at 13.0° N and 3.5° W. and is 98.4 km in diameter. Its name was approved in 1973, and it was named after Albert Marth.[1] Light and dark markings on the surface are due to dust and sand blown around. Some of the dark sand has formed into dunes.

See also


  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Marth". International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 

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