Astronomy:Tarsus (crater)

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Tarsus Crater
Tarsus crater p75b.jpg
Mosaic of Viking Orbiter images
CoordinatesCoordinates: 23°07′N 40°16′W / 23.12°N 40.26°W / 23.12; -40.26
Diameter18.55 km (11.53 mi)

Tarsus is an impact crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at 23.12° N and 40.26° W. It is 18.55 kilometres (11.53 mi) in diameter and was named after the city of Tarsus, Turkey .[1]


  1. "Tarsus (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.