Astronomy:Huxley (Martian crater)

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Short description: Crater on Mars
Huxley
HuxleyMartianCrater.jpg
Topo map of Huxley crater
PlanetMars
RegionPromethei Terra
CoordinatesCoordinates: 62°40′S 100°46′E / 62.67°S 100.77°E / -62.67; 100.77
Diameter106.52 km (66.19 mi)

Huxley is a crater in the Hellas quadrangle of Mars. 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]

Huxley is due south of the larger Secchi crater.

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