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Timbuktu (crater)

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Timbuktu (crater)

Timbuktu Crater
Timbuktu Crater, located on the edge of Capri Chasma. Image taken with THEMIS. Click on image to see more details.
Planet Mars
Diameter 73.0 km
Eponym Timbuktu

Timbuktu Crater is an old crater in the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region of Mars, located at 5.7° S and 37.6° W. It is 73.0 km in diameter and was named after Timbuktu, Mali.[1]


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

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