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Pangboche (crater)

Pangboche Crater
Crater Pangboche based on THEMIS day-time image
Planet Mars
Diameter 11 km
Eponym a village in Nepal

Pangboche Crater is a young impact crater in the Tharsis quadrangle of Mars near the summit of Olympus Mons. It is 11 km in diameter, and is located at 17.22° N and 133.62° W. It was named after a village in Nepal.[1]

Pangboche Crater, as seen by HiRISE. Pangboche Crater is very young and sits near the summit of Olympus Mons. Notice the steep walls.


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