Astronomy:Galdakao (crater)

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Short description: Crater on Mars
Galdakao crater 435S05.jpg
Viking Orbiter 1 image with Galdakao in lower right and the rim of Gusev at bottom
CoordinatesCoordinates: 13°20′S 176°38′W / 13.34°S 176.63°W / -13.34; -176.63
Diameter33.44 km

Galdakao crater is an impact crater in the Aeolis quadrangle of Mars, located on the rim of the larger Gusev crater. It was named after Galdakao, a town in Basque Country, northern Spain .[1]

See also


  1. "Galdakao (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.