Astronomy:Fontana (Martian crater)

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Fontana Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Dust devil tracks just outside north rim of Fontana Crater, as seen by CTX Note: this is an enlargement of the previous image of Fontana Crater.

Fontana is a crater in the Thaumasia quadrangle of Mars, located at 63.2°S latitude and 72.2°W longitude. It is 80.0  km in diameter and was named after Francesco Fontana, and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1] The picture below shows dust devil tracks and dunes on the crater's floor.

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