Dejnev (Martian crater)


Dejnev Crater
Martian crater Dejnev based on day THEMIS.png
Impact crater Dejnev based on THEMIS day-time image.
Coordinates25°06′S 164°48′W / 25.1°S 164.8°W / -25.1; -164.8Coordinates: 25°06′S 164°48′W / 25.1°S 164.8°W / -25.1; -164.8
QuadrangleMemnonia quadrangle
Diameter152.09 km
EponymSemyon Dezhnev

Dejnev is a crater on Mars, located in the Memnonia quadrangle at 25.1° south latitude and 164.8° west longitude. It was named after Russian geographer, explorer, and navigator Semyon Dezhnev (1605–1673). The name was adopted by IAU's Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature in 1985.[1]

See also


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