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Nipigon (crater)

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Nipigon (crater)

Planet Mars
Region Tempe Terra, Arcadia quadrangle
Diameter 9.3 kilometers [1]

Nipigon is an impact crater on Mars, located in the Arcadia quadrangle just North-East of the volcano Uranius Patera. The crater is 9.3 kilometers (5.8 mi) in diameter. [2] The crater was named in 1991 after the Canadian town Nipigon, Ontario. [2] It is also worthy to note that the location of Nipigon crater (33.7ºN 81.9ºW) in Latitude and Longitude on Mars is close to that of Nipigon, Ontario (49°00′N 88°25′W) on Earth.

See also


  1. ^ "nipigon crater - Wolfram|Alpha". Retrieved 2012-03-29. 
  2. ^ a b "Nipigon, Mars, Mars". Retrieved 2011-10-13. 

External links

  • Official Mars Exploration website
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