Timbuktu Crater, located on the edge of Capri Chasma. Image taken with THEMIS. Click on image to see more details.
Timbuktu is an old crater on Mars, located in the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region at 5.7° S and 37.6° W. It measures approximately 66 kilometers in diameter and was named after the ancient city of Timbuktu in Mali, Africa.
- "Timbuktu (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
- Climate of Mars
- Geology of Mars
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- Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle
- Ore resources on Mars
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