Astronomy:Inuvik (crater)

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Inuvik is an Impact crater located outside the perennial north polar cap on Mars.[1] The crater's diameter is 20.5 kilometres (12.7 mi), and it lies at latitude 78.7°N, longitude 28.6°W. In 1988, the IAU's Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN) named the crater after the town of Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada.


  1. M. Thueson and H. Xie, "Water Ice Investigation in Crater of Residual Polar Region using THEMIS Data", Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVIII (2007)