Dejnev (crater)

Dejnev (crater)

Dejnev Crater
Impact crater Dejnev based on THEMIS day-time image.
Planet Mars
Coordinates
Diameter 156 km
Eponym Semen Ivanovich Dejnev, a Russian geographer, explorer, and navigator (1605-1673)
Dejnev Crater Floor, as seen by HiRISE. Scale bar is 500 meters long. Click on image to see large pits.

Dejnev Crater is a crater in the Memnonia quadrangle of Mars, located at 25.5° south latitude and 164.8° west longitude. It is 156 km in diameter and was named after Semen Ivanovich Dejnev, a Russian geographer, explorer, and navigator (1605–1673).[1]

References

  1. ^ http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov