Astronomy:Winslow (crater)

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Winslow Crater, as seen by HiRISE. Scale bar is 1000 meters long.

Winslow is an impact crater on Mars, located in the Iapygia quadrangle at -3.74°S latitude and 59.16°E longitude. It measures 1.08 kilometres (0.67 mi) in diameter and was named after Winslow, Arizona, a town just east of Meteor Crater, which has a similar size and resembles Winslow crater.[1] The two craters also have similar infrared characteristics.[2]

See also


  1. "Winslow (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
  2. "Winslow Crater: A Not-So-Fresh, Fresh Crater". HiRISE – High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment. 9 January 2008.