Astronomy:Focas (Martian crater)
Western side of Focas Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
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Focas Crater is an impact crater in the Ismenius Lacus quadrangle of Mars. It is located at 33.9° N and 347.3° W and its name was approved in 1973. Focas Crater is 76.5 km in diameter. It was named after Jean Focas. Pictures reveal many small channels along its rim; some are visible in pictures below from CTX.
- Impact crater
- Impact event
- Ismenius Lacus quadrangle
- List of craters on Mars
- Ore resources on Mars
- Planetary nomenclature
- Water on Mars
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