Astronomy:Adams (Martian crater)

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Short description: Crater on Mars
Adams crater
Adams crater 231B16.jpg
PlanetMars
RegionCebrenia quadrangle
CoordinatesCoordinates: 31°06′N 163°00′E / 31.1°N 163°E / 31.1; 163
Diameter94.9 km

Adams is an impact crater in the Cebrenia quadrangle of Mars. It was named after American astronomer Walter Sydney Adams,[1] and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[2]

Adams is located on the east side of the southern end of the Phlegra Montes.

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