Astronomy:Nansen (Martian crater)

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Nansen Crater
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Location of Nansen Crater
PlanetMars
RegionPhaethontis quadrangle
CoordinatesCoordinates: 50°18′S 140°36′W / 50.3°S 140.6°W / -50.3; -140.6
Diameter75 km

Nansen Crater is a crater in the Phaethontis quadrangle of Mars, located at 50.3°S latitude and 140.6°W longitude. It is 75 km in diameter. Its name refers to Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen.[1] Small channels are visible in one of the pictures below.

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