Astronomy:Huxley (Martian crater)

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Huxley Crater
Location of Huxley Crater
RegionHellas quadrangle
CoordinatesCoordinates: 63°00′S 100°48′E / 63°S 100.8°E / -63; 100.8
Diameter107 km
Huxley Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Huxley is a crater in the Hellas quadrangle of Mars, located at 63.0°S latitude and 259.2°W longitude. It is 107.0 km in diameter. It was named after British biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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