Astronomy:Bok (Martian crater)

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Short description: Crater on Mars
Bok
Viking Teardrop Islands.jpg
Tear-drop shaped islands caused by flood waters from Ares Vallis, as seen by Viking Orbiter. The islands were formed by the ejecta of Lod, Bok, and Gold craters.
PlanetMars
CoordinatesCoordinates: 20°35′N 328°24′E / 20.58°N 328.4°E / 20.58; 328.4
Diameter7.34 km (4.56 mi)

Bok is a crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars. It was named after a town in New Guinea in 1976.[1]

Bok is famous for showing clear evidence that it was affected by floods of water from Ares Vallis on Mars.

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