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McMurdo (crater)

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McMurdo (crater)

McMurdo Crater
Close-up of Layers in wall of McMurdo Crater, as seen by HiRISE.
Planet Mars
Eponym McMurdo Station, Antarctica

McMurdo Crater is a crater in the Mare Australe quadrangle of Mars, located at 84.4° S and 359.1° W. It is 30.3 km in diameter and was named after McMurdo Station in Antarctica.[1]


  1. ^ Blue, Jennifer. "McMurdo (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
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