Cruls (Martian crater)
Martian impact crater Cruls based on Mars Odyssey Orbiter THEMIS IR image.
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Cruls is an impact crater in the Eridania quadrangle on Mars at 42.91° S and 163.03° E. and is 87.89 km in diameter. Its name was assigned in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union, in honor of Brazilian astronomer Luis Cruls. Evidence of previous glacial activity is evident in images.
Close-up of Glacial Flow Features in Cruls Crater, HiRISE, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Old glaciers in Cruls Crater, as seen by HiRISE under HiWish program.
- Planetary nomenclature
- Impact crater
- List of craters on Mars
- Water on Mars
- Climate of Mars
- Glaciers on Mars
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- NASA/JPL/University of Arizona. "Flow Features in Cruls Crater".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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