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Adams (Martian crater)

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Adams (Martian crater)

Western side of Adams Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Adams Crater is an impact crater in the Cebrenia quadrangle of Mars, located at 31.1°N latitude and 197.0°W longitude. It is 94.9  km in diameter and was named after Walter Sydney Adams, and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Adams". International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
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