Astronomy:Nepenthes Mensae

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Nepenthes Mensae is a plateau, and classical albedo feature, in the Amenthes quadrangle of Mars. Its location is centered at 9.19 north latitude and 119.42 east longitude. It is 2,176.23 km (1,352.25 mi) long.[1][2] The name "Nepenthe" is a Greek word which literally means "without grief" (ne = not, penthos = grief) and, in Greek mythology, is a drug that quells all sorrows with forgetfulness.

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Nepenthes Mensae (dark green) is located in the Amenthes quadrangle

See also[edit]

  • List of quadrangles on Mars


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