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Maraldi Crater is an impact crater in the Argyre quadrangle on Mars at 62.2°S and 32.0°W and is 124.0 km in diameter. Its name refers to French astronomer Giacomo F. Maraldi.[1]

Maraldi Crater
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Location of Maraldi Crater
PlanetMars
RegionArgyre quadrangle
Coordinates62°12′S 32°00′W / 62.2°S 32°W / -62.2; -32Coordinates: 62°12′S 32°00′W / 62.2°S 32°W / -62.2; -32
Diameter124 km
EponymGiacomo Filippo Maraldi
Maraldi Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Dust devil tracks just outside rim of Maraldi Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of the previous image of Maraldi Crater.

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  1. ^ "Maraldi". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.