List of craters on Mars

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There are hundreds of thousands of craters
Impact crater
In the broadest sense, the term impact crater can be applied to any depression, natural or manmade, resulting from the high velocity impact of a projectile with a larger body...

 on Mars
Mars
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. The planet is named after the Roman god of war, Mars. It is often described as the "Red Planet", as the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance...

, but only some of them have names. Here is a list of named Martian craters, with names starting with the letter A – G (see also H – N and O – Z). Large Martian craters (greater than 60 km in diameter) are named after famous scientists and science fiction
Science fiction
Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginary but more or less plausible content such as future settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, aliens, and paranormal abilities...

 authors, or if less than 60 km in diameter, after towns on Earth
Earth
Earth is the third planet from the Sun, and the densest and fifth-largest of the eight planets in the Solar System. It is also the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets...

. Craters cannot be named for living people, and small crater names are not intended to be commemorative - that is, they aren't named after a specific town on Earth - with some exceptions made for craters near landing sites. Latitude and longitude are given as planetographic coordinates with west longitude.

A

Crater | Coordinates Diameter (km) Approval date Named after
Aban  16.1°N 249.0°W 4.2 1988 Aban, Russia
Achar  45.8°N 236.9°W 5.5 1979 Achar
Achar, Uruguay
Achar is a small town in the Tacuarembó Department of northern-central Uruguay. It is located on Route 43, east of Route 5, on the intersection with the railroad track. It obtained "Town" status on 21 August 1936 by decree Ley No. 9.587.-Population:...

, Uruguay
Uruguay
Uruguay ,officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay,sometimes the Eastern Republic of Uruguay; ) is a country in the southeastern part of South America. It is home to some 3.5 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the capital Montevideo and its metropolitan area...

Ada  3.0°S 3.2°W 1.0 2006 Ada, Oklahoma
Ada, Oklahoma
Ada is a city in and the county seat of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 16,008 at the 2000 census. As of 2009, the city population was estimated at 17,019....

, USA
Adams  31.1°N 197.0°W 94.9 1973 Walter Sydney Adams
Walter Sydney Adams
Walter Sydney Adams was an American astronomer.-Life and work:He was born in Antioch, Syria to missionary parents, and was brought to the U.S. in 1885 He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1898, then continued his education in Germany...

Agassiz  70.1°S 89.0°W 117.7 1973 Louis Agassiz
Louis Agassiz
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz was a Swiss paleontologist, glaciologist, geologist and a prominent innovator in the study of the Earth's natural history. He grew up in Switzerland and became a professor of natural history at University of Neuchâtel...

Airy
Airy (Martian crater)
Airy is an impact crater on Mars, named in honor of the British Astronomer, Royal Sir George Biddell Airy . The crater is approximately 40 kilometers in diameter and is located at 0.1°E 5.1°S in the Meridiani Planum region. The much smaller crater Airy-0, which defines the location of Mars' prime...

 
5.1°S 0.1°E 41.0 1973 George Biddell Airy
George Biddell Airy
Sir George Biddell Airy PRS KCB was an English mathematician and astronomer, Astronomer Royal from 1835 to 1881...

Airy-0
Airy-0
Airy-0 is a crater on Mars whose location defines the position of the prime meridian of that planet. It is about across and lies within the larger crater Airy in the region Sinus Meridiani....

 
5.1°S 0.0°W 0.5 1973
Ajon  16.7°N 256.9°W 8.4 1988 Ajon, Russia
Aki  35.8°S 60.3°W 8.1 1979 Aki, Kochi
Aki, Kochi
is a city located in Kōchi, Japan on the island of Shikoku.As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 19,882 and the density of 64.4 persons per km². The total area is 317.34 km². The heart of Aki city is located along the Japan National Route 55 and faces the Pacific Ocean to the south...

, Japan
Aktaj  20.6°N 46.6°W 4.9 1988 Aktaj, Russia
Alamos  23.48°N 37.21°W 6.3 2006-09-14 Alamos
Álamos
The town and municipality of Álamos in the Mexican state of Sonora was founded in the late 17th century following discoveries of silver in the region. It was named by the conquistador Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, and became the capital of the surrounding region...

, Mexico
Albany  23.2°N 49.1°W 2.0 1979 Albany
Albany, New York
Albany is the capital city of the U.S. state of New York, the seat of Albany County, and the central city of New York's Capital District. Roughly north of New York City, Albany sits on the west bank of the Hudson River, about south of its confluence with the Mohawk River...

, NY
New York
New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is the nation's third most populous state. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east...

, USA
Albi  41.8°S 35.1°W 8.5 1976 Albi, France
Alexey Tolstoy  47.8°S 234.8°W 95.0 1982 Aleksei Tolstoi
Alga  24.6°S 26.7°W 19.2 1976 Alga, Kazakhstan
Alga, Kazakhstan
Alga is a town in the Aktobe Province of western Kazakhstan. It is situated on the western bank of the Ilek river, and on the railway line from Aktobe to Aralsk. It used to have a chemical plant which is now a ruin, but caused a lasting environmental damage as large quantities of chemical waste...

Alitus  35.2°S 38.2°W 50.0 1979 Alytus
Alytus
Alytus is a city with municipal rights in southern Lithuania. It is the capital of Alytus County. Its population in 2007 was 68,835. Alytus is the historical centre of the Dzūkija region. The city lies on the banks of the Nemunas River. The major highways linking Vilnius, Kaunas, Lazdijai, and...

, Lithuania
Lithuania
Lithuania , officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the biggest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, whereby to the west lie Sweden and Denmark...

Amsterdam  23.2°N 47.1°W 1.3 1979 Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. The current position of Amsterdam as capital city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is governed by the constitution of August 24, 1815 and its successors. Amsterdam has a population of 783,364 within city limits, an urban population...

, Netherlands
Angu  20.2°N 254.4°W 1.8 1988 Angu
Angu
The Angu, also called Kukukuku by neighbouring tribes, is a small and previously violent tribe living mainly in the high, mountainous region of south-western Morobe, a province of Papua New Guinea...

, Dem. Rep. Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a state located in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world...

Aniak
Aniak (crater)
Aniak is an impact crater on the planet Mars. It is in diameter. It is named after the city of Aniak, Alaska; the name was approved by the International Astronomical Union in 1979....

 
32.2°S 69.6°W 51.0 1979 Aniak, AK
Alaska
Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. It is situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait...

, USA
Annapolis  23.4°N 47.8°W 0.4 1979 Annapolis, MD
Maryland
Maryland is a U.S. state located in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east...

, USA
Antoniadi
Antoniadi (Martian crater)
Antoniadi is a crater on Syrtis Major Planum, Mars, located at 21.5° north latitude and 299.2° west longitude. It is 394 km long and was named after Eugène Michael Antoniadi, a Turkish-born French astronomer ....

 
21.5°N 299.2°W 394.0 1973 Eugène M. Antoniadi
Apia  37.6°S 271.1°W 10.5 1991 Apia, Samoa
Apia, Samoa
-Administration:Apia is part of the Tuamasaga political district and of election district Vaimauga West and Faleata East. There is no city administration for Apia. Apia consists of some 45 individual, independent villages...

Apt  40.2°N 9.6°W 10.0 1976 Apt, France
Arago  10.2°N 330.2°W 154.0 1973 François Arago
François Arago
François Jean Dominique Arago , known simply as François Arago , was a French mathematician, physicist, astronomer and politician.-Early life and work:...

Arandas  42.7°N 15.1°W 25.1 1976 Arandas, Mexico
Argas  23.6°N 50.3°W 3.7 1988 Argas
Argas
Argas is a genus of tick.-Species:* Argas abdussalami Hoogstraal & McCarthy, 1965* Argas acinus Whittick, 1938* Argas africolumbae Hoogstraal, Kaiser, Walker, Ledger, Converse & Rice, 1975...

, Russia
Arica  24.0°S 249.9°W 15.5 1991 Arica
Arica
Arica is a city in northern Chile. "Arica" may also refer to:Places* Arica and Parinacota Region, Chile* Arica Airport , Chile* Arica, Amazonas, town in Colombia* Rio Aricá-açu, tributary of the Cuiabá River south of Cuiabá, BrazilOther...

, Colombia
Colombia
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia , is a unitary constitutional republic comprising thirty-two departments. The country is located in northwestern South America, bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the...

Arkhangelsky  41.4°S 24.8°W 125.0 1979 A.D. Arkhangelsky
Arrhenius  40.3°S 237.4°W 129.0 1973 Svante Arrhenius
Svante Arrhenius
Svante August Arrhenius was a Swedish scientist, originally a physicist, but often referred to as a chemist, and one of the founders of the science of physical chemistry...

Arta  21.6°N 54.4°W 4.0 1988 Arta, Russia
Asimov  47.0°S 355.05°W 85.0 2009 Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000...

Aspen  21.6°S 23.2°W 20.3 1976 Aspen, Colorado
Aspen, Colorado
The City of Aspen is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pitkin County, Colorado, United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 5,804 in 2005...

, USA
Avarua  35.9°S 250.43°W 52.0 2010 Avarua
Avarua
Avarua is a town and district in the north of Rarotonga Island, the national capital of the Cook Islands...

, Cook Islands
Cook Islands
The Cook Islands is a self-governing parliamentary democracy in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand...

Aveiro  21.5°N 79.1°W 9.5 1985 Aveiro, Portugal
Avire  40.83°S 159.9°W 6.54 2008 Avire
Aviré
Aviré is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France....

, Vanuatu
Vanuatu
Vanuatu , officially the Republic of Vanuatu , is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago, which is of volcanic origin, is some east of northern Australia, northeast of New Caledonia, west of Fiji, and southeast of the Solomon Islands, near New Guinea.Vanuatu was...

Ayacucho  38.5°N 92.2°W 2.5 1991 Ayacucho, Bolivia
Ayr  39.3°S 268.5°W 13.0 1991 Ayr, Queensland
Ayr, Queensland
Ayr is a town in Queensland, Australia near the delta of the Burdekin River, named after the Scottish town of Ayr by the settlers from the United Kingdom...

, Australia
Azul  42.4°S 42.6°W 19.7 1976 Azul, Argentina
Azusa  5.6°S 40.4°W 41.1 1976 Azusa, California
Azusa, California
Azusa is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 46,361 at the 2010 census, up from 44,712 at the 2000 census. Though sometimes assumed to be a compaction of the phrase "everything from A to Z in the USA" from an old Jack Benny joke, the place name "Azusa"...

, USA

B

Crater | Coordinates Diameter (km) Date approved Named after
Babakin  36.4°S 71.6°W 78.0 1985 G. N. Babakin
Bacht  18.9°N 257.4°W 8.0 1976 Bacht, Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan , officially the Republic of Uzbekistan is a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia and one of the six independent Turkic states. It shares borders with Kazakhstan to the west and to the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the south....

Bacolor  33.0°N 241.4°W 20.8 2006 Bacolor, Philippines
Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...

Bada  20.5°N 50.8°W 2.1 1988 Bada, Russia
Bahn  3.5°S 43.4°W 12.3 1976 Bahn, Liberia
Liberia
Liberia , officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Sierra Leone on the west, Guinea on the north and Côte d'Ivoire on the east. Liberia's coastline is composed of mostly mangrove forests while the more sparsely populated inland consists of forests that open...

Bak  18.3°N 256.3°W 3.2 1988 Bak
Bak, Hungary
- External links :*...

, Hungary
Bakhuysen  23.3°S 344.4°W 161.0 1973 Hendricus van de Sande Bakhuyzen
H. G. van de Sande Bakhuyzen
Hendricus Gerardus van de Sande Bakhuyzen was a Dutch astronomer. His surname, van de Sande Bakhuyzen, is sometimes erroneously given as Backhuyzen or Bakhuysen. His first name is sometimes given as Hendrik Gerard...

Balboa  3.9°S 34.0°W 23.3 1976 Balboa, Panama
Balboa, Panama
Balboa is a district of Panama City, located at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal.- History :The town of Balboa, founded by the United States during the construction of the Panama Canal, was named after Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the Spanish conquistador credited with discovering the Pacific Ocean...

Baldet  23.0°N 294.6°W 180.0 1973 Fernand Baldet
Fernand Baldet
Fernand Baldet was a French astronomer.He worked with Count Aymar de la Baume Pluvinel observing Mars from the newly built observatory on Pic du Midi in 1909...

Balta  24.1°S 26.6°W 18.2 1976 Balta, Ukraine
Balta, Ukraine
Balta is a small city in the Odessa Oblast of south-western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Baltsky Raion , and located approximately 200 kilometers from the oblast capital, Odessa...

Baltisk  42.7°S 54.7°W 52.0 1976 Baltiysk
Baltiysk
Baltiysk , prior to 1945 known by its German name Pillau , is a seaport town and the administrative center of Baltiysky District of Kaliningrad Oblast, located on the northern part of the Vistula Spit, on the shore of the Strait of Baltiysk separating the Vistula Bay from the Gdańsk Bay. Baltiysk...

, Russia
Balvicar  16.4°N 53.3°W 20.5 1988 Balvicar
Balvicar
Balvicar is a village on the island of Seil, a small island southwest of Oban, Scotland. It is one of three villages on the island along with Ellenabeich and Clachan-Seil. It was a former slate-mining village beginning in the 16th century, and eventually ceased mining after sporadic operation...

, Scotland
Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

, UK
Bamba  3.4°S 41.7°W 23.0 1976 Bamba, Dem. Rep. Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a state located in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world...

Bamberg  40.0°N 3.2°W 58.3 1976 Bamberg
Bamberg
Bamberg is a city in Bavaria, Germany. It is located in Upper Franconia on the river Regnitz, close to its confluence with the river Main. Bamberg is one of the few cities in Germany that was not destroyed by World War II bombings because of a nearby Artillery Factory that prevented planes from...

, Germany
Banff  17.7°N 30.8°W 5.0 1976 Banff, AB
Banff, Alberta
Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is located in Alberta's Rockies along the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately west of Calgary and east of Lake Louise....

, Canada
Banh  19.6°N 55.6°W 15.0 1976 Ban, Burkina Faso
Ban, Burkina Faso
Ban is a town in the Solenzo Department of Banwa Province in western Burkina Faso. As of 2005 it had a population of 8,776....

Bar  25.5°S 19.5°W 1.9 1976 Bar, Ukraine
Bar, Ukraine
Bar is a city located on the Rov River in the Vinnytsia Oblast of western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Barskyi Raion , and is part of the historic region of Podolia. The current estimated population is 17,200 .-History:The city was a small trade outpost named Row...

Barabashov  47.7°N 68.8°W 125.6 1973 Nikolai P. Barabashov
Nikolai P. Barabashov
Nikolay Pavlovich Barabashov was a Soviet Russian astronomer.Barabashov graduated from Kharkov University, Ukraine, 1919; served as Director, Kharkov Observatory, 1930; Professor, Kharkov University, 1934; Rector, Kharkov University, 1943-1946...

Barnard  61.4°S 298.4°W 125.0 1973 Edward Emerson Barnard
Baro  25.0°S 249.4°W 16.7 1991 Baro
Baro
Baro is a city in central Nigeria.- Transport :It is located approximately 400 miles up the Niger River at the limit of river navigation, subject to dredging. It is also the terminus of a railway branchline connected to the Nigerian railway system.- External links :*...

, Nigeria
Nigeria
Nigeria , officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in...

Barsukov  8.0°N 29.1°W 71.7 2003 Valeri L. Barsukov
Valeri L. Barsukov
Valeri Leonidovich Barsukov was a Soviet geochemist. He worked in comparative planetology and the geochemistry of space. He was director of the V. I. Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry from 1976 to 1992.In 1987 he received the V.I. Vernadsky Gold Medal for his work...

Basin  18.0°N 253.1°W 15.7 1976 Basin, Wyoming
Basin, Wyoming
Basin is a town in, and the county seat of, Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 1,239 at the 2000 census. The community is located near the center of the Bighorn Basin with the Big Horn River east of the town...

, USA
Batoka  7.7°S 36.8°W 15.5 1976 Batoka, Zambia
Zambia
Zambia , officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. The neighbouring countries are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west....

Batoş  21.7°N 29.5°W 17.2 1976 Batoş
Batos
Batoş is a commune in Mureş County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Batoş, Dedrad, Goreni and Uila.- See also :* List of Hungarian exonyms...

, Romania
Baykonyr  46.7°N 227.4°W 4.0 1979 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Baikonur Cosmodrome
The Baikonur Cosmodrome , also called Tyuratam, is the world's first and largest operational space launch facility. It is located in the desert steppe of Kazakhstan, about east of the Aral Sea, north of the Syr Darya river, near Tyuratam railway station, at 90 meters above sea level...

, Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan , officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental country in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Ranked as the ninth largest country in the world, it is also the world's largest landlocked country; its territory of is greater than Western Europe...

Bazas  28.0°S 266.7°W 16.7 1991 Bazas
Bazas
Bazas is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France.-Geography:Bazas stands on a narrow promontory above the Beuve valley 60 km/37 mi southeast of Bordeaux and 40 km/25 mi southwest of Marmande.-History:...

, France
Beagle
Beagle (crater)
This article is about the crater on Mars. For other uses, see Beagle .Beagle is a crater on Mars in Meridiani Planum which was explored by the Opportunity rover. It was located by the rover in images taken on sol 855 , 310 metres away...

 
2.0°S 5.5°W 0.04 (informal)
Becquerel
Becquerel (Martian crater)
Becquerel is a 167 km-diameter crater at 22.1°N, 352.0°E on Mars, in Arabia Terra. It is named after Antoine H. Becquerel.Photographs by the Mars Global Surveyor revealed layered sedimentary rocks in the crater. The layers appear to be only a few meters thick and show little variations in...

 
22.3°N 8.0°W 171.2 1973 Henri Becquerel
Henri Becquerel
Antoine Henri Becquerel was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Curie and Pierre Curie, for which all three won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics.-Early life:...

Beer
Beer (Martian crater)
Beer is a crater on Mars named in honor of the German astronomer Wilhelm Beer. It is located at 14.4°S 351.8°E .Beer and collaborator Johann Heinrich Mädler produced the first reasonably good maps of Mars in the early 1830s. When doing so, they selected a particular feature for the prime meridian...

 
14.6°S 8.2°W 89.8 1973 Wilhelm Beer
Beloha  39.5°S 303.4°W 33.5 2006 Beloha
Beloha
Beloha is a town in Androy Region, Madagascar.Beloha is a town in Androy Region, Madagascar.Beloha is a town in Androy Region, Madagascar....

, Madagascar
Beltra  18.2°N 257.7°W 7.4 1988 Beltra
Beltra
Beltra is a village in County Sligo, Ireland. A Martian crater is named after it: see Beltra . Beltra is situated between the Ox Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. AJ's Public house is situated near Beltra woods. Beltra Post Office is owned and managed by the Murray Family. Farming, haulage and...

, Ireland
Belz  21.8°N 43.3°W 10.2 1976 Belz
Belz
Belz , a small city in the Lviv Oblast of Western Ukraine, near the border with Poland, is located between the Solokiya river and the Rzeczyca stream....

, Ukraine
Ukraine
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the second largest contiguous country on the European continent, after Russia...

Bend  22.6°S 27.8°W 3.6 1976 Bend, Oregon
Bend, Oregon
Bend is a city in and the county seat of Deschutes County, Oregon, United States, and the principal city of the Bend, Oregon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Bend is Central Oregon's largest city, and, despite its modest size, is the de facto metropolis of the region, owing to the low population...

, USA
Bentham  56.1°S 40.6°W 11.5 1991 Bentham, England, UK
Bentong  22.5°S 19.1°W 10.2 1976 Bentong
Bentong
Bentong is both a town and a district in Pahang, Malaysia. The district covers an area of 1,831 km². It is located 80 km northeast of Kuala Lumpur, just across the main range, Titiwangsa Mountains. The original main street going into Bentong town has been modified to a dual carriageway...

, Malaysia
Bernard  23.6°S 154.3°W 131.0 1985 P. Bernard
Berseba  4.5°S 37.7°W 37.5 1976 Berseba
Berseba
Berseba is a village in the Karas Region of southern Namibia and the district capital of the Berseba electoral constituency...

, Namibia
Namibia
Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia , is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March...

Beruri  5.28°N 278.84°W 46.6 2006-09-14 Beruri
Beruri
Beruri is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Its population was 13,220 and its area is 17,251 km²....

, Brazil
Brazil
Brazil , officially the Federative Republic of Brazil , is the largest country in South America. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population with over 192 million people...

Bhor  42.1°N 225.6°W 6.0 1979 Bhor
Bhor
Bhor is a city and a municipal council in Pune district in the state of Maharashtra, India.- Geography :Bhor is located at . It has an average elevation of 588 metres .- Demographics :...

, India
Bianchini  64.2°S 95.4°W 76.0 1973 Francesco Bianchini
Francesco Bianchini
Francesco Bianchini was an Italian philosopher and scientist. He worked for the curia of three popes, including being camiere d`honore of Clement XI, and secretary of the commission for the reform of the calendar, working on the method to calculate the astronomically correct date for Easter in a...

Bigbee  25.0°S 34.8°W 20.5 1976 Bigbee, MS
Mississippi
Mississippi is a U.S. state located in the Southern United States. Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, whose name comes from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi...

, USA
Bira  25.4°N 45.6°W 2.9 1988 Bira, Russia
Bira, Russia
Bira is an urban-type settlement in Obluchensky District of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Russia. Population: 4,176 ; 4,311 ; 4,111 .-History:The railway station of Bira was built in 1908...

Bise  20.4°N 56.9°W 9.8 1976 Bise, Okinawa, Japan
Bison  26.6°S 29.2°W 16.0 1976 Bison, Kansas
Bison, Kansas
Bison is a city in Rush County, Kansas, United States, named for the native large ungulate of the region. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 255.-Geography:Bison is located at...

, USA
Bjerknes  43.4°S 188.6°W 94.0 1973 Vilhelm Bjerknes
Bland  18.5°N 251.3°W 7.1 1988 Bland, Missouri
Bland, Missouri
Bland is a city in Gasconade and Osage counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 565 at the 2000 census.The Osage County portion of Bland is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:...

, USA
Bled  21.8°N 31.5°W 7.8 1976 Bled
Bled
Bled is a municipality in northwestern Slovenia in the region of Upper Carniola. The area, within the Julian Alps, is a popular tourist destination.-History:...

, Slovenia
Blitta  26.1°S 21.0°W 13.6 1976 Blitta
Blitta
Blitta is a prefecture and town located in the Centrale Region of Togo.- References :...

, Togo
Togo
Togo, officially the Togolese Republic , is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, on which the capital Lomé is located. Togo covers an area of approximately with a population of approximately...

Blois  23.8°N 56.0°W 12.5 1976 Blois
Blois
Blois is the capital of Loir-et-Cher department in central France, situated on the banks of the lower river Loire between Orléans and Tours.-History:...

, France
Bluff  23.7°N 250.0°W 6.6 1976 Bluff, New Zealand
Bluff, New Zealand
Bluff is a town and seaport in the Southland region, on the southern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the southern-most town in New Zealand and, despite Slope Point being further to the south, is colloquially used to refer to the southern extremity of the country...

Boeddicker  15.0°S 197.7°W 109.0 1973 Otto Boeddicker
Otto Boeddicker
Otto Boeddicker was a German astronomer. He published drawings of naked-eye observations of the Milky Way in 1892, made over a period of six years...

Bogia  44.3°S 276.84°W 38.0 2008 Bogia
Bogia
Borgia is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Lepetellidae....

, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea , officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania, occupying the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and numerous offshore islands...

Bogra  24.4°S 28.9°W 21.3 1976 Bogra
Bogra
Bogra is a town, and one of the oldest towns in northern Bangladesh. It is a centre of commerce and trade within the Bogra District and located under the Rajshahi Division. Bogra is sometimes described as the nerve centre of Northern Bangladesh. Amongst many notable activities, it has been hosting...

, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Bangladesh , officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh is a sovereign state located in South Asia. It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south...

Bok
Bok (Martian crater)
Bok Crater is a crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at 20.8° N and 31.7° W. It is 7.1 km in diameter and was named after a town in New Guinea....

 
20.8°N 31.7°W 7.1 1976 Bok, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea , officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania, occupying the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and numerous offshore islands...

Bole  25.6°N 54.1°W 8.3 1976 Bole
Bole, Ghana
Bole is a town in the Northern Region of Ghana. It is connected by road to the towns of Sawla and Bamboi, and Bouna in the Ivory Coast. Bole is home to a number of refugees from the civil war in the Ivory Coast....

, Ghana
Bombala  27.9°S 254.0°W 38.1 1991 Bombala, NSW
Bombala, New South Wales
Bombala is a town in the Monaro region of south-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in Bombala Council. It is located approximately south of the state capital, Sydney, and south of the town of Cooma. The name derives from an Aboriginal word meaning "Meeting of the waters". The town lies on the...

, Australia
Bond  33.2°S 36.0°W 110.6 1973 George Phillips Bond
George Phillips Bond
George Phillips Bond was an American astronomer. He was the son of William Cranch Bond. Some sources give his year of birth as 1826....

Bonestell  42.3°N 30.5°W 42.4 1997 Chesley Bonestell
Chesley Bonestell
Chesley Bonestell was an American painter, designer and illustrator. His paintings were a major influence on science fiction art and illustration, and he helped inspire the American space program...

Bonneville
Bonneville (crater)
Bonneville is an impact crater on Mars. It is located within the much larger crater Gusev. Bonneville was visited by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit in 2004, during its exploration of the floor of Gusev...

 
14.6°S 175.5°E 0.21 (informal) Lake Bonneville
Lake Bonneville
Lake Bonneville was a prehistoric pluvial lake that covered much of North America's Great Basin region. Most of the territory it covered was in present-day Utah, though parts of the lake extended into present-day Idaho and Nevada. Formed about 32,000 years ago, it existed until about 14,500 years...

Boola  81.31°N 105.7°W 17.0 2006 Boola
Boola
Boola is a town and sub-prefecture in the forest region in the Beyla Prefecture in the Republic of Guinea....

, Guinea
Bopolu  2.95°S 6.33°W 19.3 2006-09-14 Bopolu
Bopolu
Bopolu is the capital city of Gbarpolu County, Liberia, and is located 100 kilometers north of Monrovia. As of the 2008 census, Bopolu has a population of 2908. Of this, 1547 were male and 1361 female....

, Liberia
Liberia
Liberia , officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Sierra Leone on the west, Guinea on the north and Côte d'Ivoire on the east. Liberia's coastline is composed of mostly mangrove forests while the more sparsely populated inland consists of forests that open...

Bor  18.4°N 33.8°W 4.3 1976 Bor, Russia
Bordeaux  23.4°N 49.0°W 1.8 1979 Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in the Gironde department in southwestern France.The Bordeaux-Arcachon-Libourne metropolitan area, has a population of 1,010,000 and constitutes the sixth-largest urban area in France. It is the capital of the Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture...

, France
Boru  24.6°S 27.9°W 10.9 1976 Boru, Russia
Bouguer  18.7°S 332.8°W 107.0 1973 Pierre Bouguer
Pierre Bouguer
Pierre Bouguer was a French mathematician, geophysicist, geodesist, and astronomer. He is also known as "the father of naval architecture"....

Boulia  23.1°S 248.8°W 10.5 1991 Boulia, Queensland
Boulia, Queensland
Boulia is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately by road south of Mount Isa, and lies on the Burke River, which was named after the explorer Robert O'Hara Burke who passed through the area with the Burke and Wills expedition in 1860. The township was gazetted in...

, Australia
Bozkir  44.5°S 32.2°W 84.0 1976 Bozkir
Bozkir
Bozkır is a town and district of Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2008 census, population of the district is 31,601 of which 7,212 live in the town of Bozkır.The town occupied a central position in ancient Isauria...

, Turkey
Turkey
Turkey , known officially as the Republic of Turkey , is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe...

Brashear  54.2°S 119.2°W 79.0 1973 John Brashear
John Brashear
Dr. John Alfred Brashear was an American astronomer and instrument builder.- Life and work :Brashear was born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, a town 35 miles south of Pittsburgh along the Monongahela River. His father, Basil Brown Brashear, was a saddler, and his mother, Julia Smith Brashear, was a...

Bremerhaven  23.9°N 48.7°W 2.5 1979 Bremerhaven
Bremerhaven
Bremerhaven is a city at the seaport of the free city-state of Bremen, a state of the Federal Republic of Germany. It forms an enclave in the state of Lower Saxony and is located at the mouth of the River Weser on its eastern bank, opposite the town of Nordenham...

, Germany
Briault  10.2°S 270.4°W 96.6 1973 P. Briault
P. Briault
P. Briault was a French astronomer.Between 1916 and 1918 he observed the surface features of Mercury and published his maps as one of the first available at the time.A crater on Mars was named in his honor.-External links:**...

Bridgetown  22.1°N 47.2°W 1.3 1979 Bridgetown
Bridgetown
The city of Bridgetown , metropolitan pop 96,578 , is the capital and largest city of the nation of Barbados. Formerly, the Town of Saint Michael, the Greater Bridgetown area is located within the parish of Saint Michael...

, Barbados
Barbados
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is in length and as much as in width, amounting to . It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 kilometres east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea; therein, it is about east of the islands of Saint...

Bristol  22.3°N 47.0°W 3.0 1979 Bristol
Bristol
Bristol is a city, unitary authority area and ceremonial county in South West England, with an estimated population of 433,100 for the unitary authority in 2009, and a surrounding Larger Urban Zone with an estimated 1,070,000 residents in 2007...

, England, UK
Broach  23.7°N 57.0°W 12.0 1976 Broach
Bharuch
Bharuch , also known as Broach, is the oldest city in Gujarat, situated at the mouth of the holy river Narmada. Bharuch is the administrative headquarters of Bharuch District and a municipality of more than 1,50,000 inhabitants. As Bharuch is a major seaport city, a number of trade activities have...

, India
Bronkhorst  10.7°S 55.3°W 17.9 2006 Bronkhorst
Bronkhorst
Bronkhorst is a village in the municipality of Bronckhorst, Gelderland, the Netherlands. Technically, it is a city and with only 171 inhabitants , it is one of the smallest cities in the Netherlands .-Early history:The early history of Bronkhorst is, as is common for Dutch towns, largely unknown...

, Netherlands
Brush  21.9°N 248.7°W 6.4 1976 Brush, Colorado
Brush, Colorado
The City of Brush is a Statutory City located in Morgan County, Colorado, United States. The population was 5,117 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Brush is located at ....

, USA
Bulhar  50.7°N 225.6°W 18.7 1979 Bulhar, Somalia
Somalia
Somalia , officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic under Socialist rule, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Since the outbreak of the Somali Civil War in 1991 there has been no central government control over most of the country's territory...

Bunge  34.2°S 48.7°W 73.7 1979 Alexander G. von Bunge
Alexander G. von Bunge
Alexander Georg von Bunge was a Baltic German botanist. He was a professor of botany at the University of Tartu, and was director of the department from 1842 until 1844...

Burroughs
Burroughs (crater)
Burroughs is a large crater on Mars at latitude 72.5S / longitude 243.1W, with a diameter of . It is named after Edgar Rice Burroughs, the American science fiction novelist who wrote a series of fantasy novels set on the planet.-External links:*...

 
72.4°S 243.0°W 125.7 1973 Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.-Biography:...

Burton  14.1°S 156.4°W 123.0 1973 Charles E. Burton
Charles E. Burton
Charles E. Burton was an Irish astronomer.For some time he worked as an assistant to Lord Rosse at Parsonstown, Ireland....

Buta  23.5°S 32.5°W 11.0 1979 Buta
Buta
Buta is a town and seat of Buta Territory in the northern Democratic Republic of Congo, lying on the Rubi River, a tributary of the Itimbiri River. It is headquarters of the Bas-Uele District, Orientale Province...

, Dem. Rep. Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a state located in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world...

Butte  5.2°S 39.0°W 13.0 1976 Butte, Montana
Butte, Montana
Butte is a city in Montana and the county seat of Silver Bow County, United States. In 1977, the city and county governments consolidated to form the sole entity of Butte-Silver Bow. As of the 2010 census, Butte's population was 34,200...

, USA
Byrd  65.5°S 232.2°W 126.8 1976 Richard E. Byrd
Byske  5.0°S 34.0°W 13.5 1976 Byske
Byske
Byske is a locality situated in Skellefteå Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 1,731 inhabitants in 2005....

, Sweden

C

Crater | Coordinates Diameter (km) Date approved Named after
Cádiz  23.4°N 49.1°W 1.5 1979 Cádiz
Cádiz
Cadiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. It is the capital of the homonymous province, one of eight which make up the autonomous community of Andalusia....

, Spain
Cairns  23.8°N 47.5°W 8.6 1976 Cairns, Queensland
Queensland
Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean...

, Australia
Calahorra  26.7°N 38.7°W 35.2 1997 Calahorra
Calahorra
Calahorra, , La Rioja, Spain is a municipality in the comarca of Rioja Baja, near the border with Navarre on the right bank of the Ebro. During ancient Roman times, Calahorra was a municipium known as Calagurris.-Location:...

, Spain
Calamar  18.5°N 55.0°W 7.2 1988 Calamar, Colombia
Colombia
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia , is a unitary constitutional republic comprising thirty-two departments. The country is located in northwestern South America, bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the...

Calbe  25.4°S 28.9°W 13.3 1976 Calbe
Calbe
Calbe is a town in the district of Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.It is situated on the Saale River, approx. north of Bernburg, and southeast of Magdeburg. It is known as Calbe an der Saale, to distinguish it from the smaller town of Kalbe on the Milde in the same state. Pop...

, Germany
Camargo  17.9°N 250.4°W 4.7 1988 Camargo
Camargo, Chuquisaca
Camargo is a small town in the Chuquisaca Department of Bolivia in the South American Andes.-Location:Camargo is the capital of Nor Cinti Province and is situated in Camargo Municipio, embedded between north-southerly mountain ridges, at an elevation of 2,414 m, on the banks of Río Chico which...

, Bolivia
Bolivia
Bolivia officially known as Plurinational State of Bolivia , is a landlocked country in central South America. It is the poorest country in South America...

Camiling  0.8°S 38.1°W 22.5 1976 Camiling, the Philippines
Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...

Camiri  45.0°S 42.2°W 26.4 1976 Camiri
Camiri
Camiri is a town in Bolivia, Santa Cruz Department, Cordillera Province. It is the seat of the Camiri Municipality. The town has an estimated population of 33,705 inhabitants,...

, Bolivia
Bolivia
Bolivia officially known as Plurinational State of Bolivia , is a landlocked country in central South America. It is the poorest country in South America...

Campbell  54.7°S 194.6°W 129.0 1973 John W. Campbell
John W. Campbell
John Wood Campbell, Jr. was an influential figure in American science fiction. As editor of Astounding Science Fiction , from late 1937 until his death, he is generally credited with shaping the so-called Golden Age of Science Fiction.Isaac Asimov called Campbell "the most powerful force in...

 and William Wallace Campbell
William Wallace Campbell
William Wallace Campbell was an American astronomer, and director of Lick Observatory from 1900 to 1930. He specialized in spectroscopy.-Biography:...

Campos  22.0°S 27.9°W 8.1 1976 Campos
Campos dos Goytacazes
Campos dos Goytacazes is a municipality and city located in the northern area of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, with a population of 463,545 inhabitants. Its area is 4,031.910 km², which makes it the largest municipality in the state and its elevation is 14 m...

, Brazil
Can  48.5°N 14.7°W 8.4 1976 Çan
Çan
Çan is a town and district of Çanakkale Province in the Marmara region of Turkey. According to the 2010 census, population of the district is 50,669 of which 28,808 live in the town of Çan. The district covers an area of , and the town lies at an elevation of .-External links:* * *...

, Turkey
Canala  24.61°N 80.09°W 12 2011 Canala
Canala
Canala is a commune in the North Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.-History:On 25 April 1995 about 47% of the territory of Canala was detached and became the commune of Kouaoua....

, New Caledonia
New Caledonia
New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, east of Australia and about from Metropolitan France. The archipelago, part of the Melanesia subregion, includes the main island of Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands, the Belep archipelago, the Isle of...

Cañas  31.5°S 270.3°W 42.0 1991 Cañas, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico , officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico , is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.Puerto Rico comprises an...

Canaveral  47.1°N 224.2°W 3.3 1979 Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral, from the Spanish Cabo Cañaveral, is a headland in Brevard County, Florida, United States, near the center of the state's Atlantic coast. Known as Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973, it lies east of Merritt Island, separated from it by the Banana River.It is part of a region known as the...

, FL
Florida
Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

, USA
Canberra  47.5°N 227.4°W 3.0 1979 Canberra
Canberra
Canberra is the capital city of Australia. With a population of over 345,000, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory , south-west of Sydney, and north-east of Melbourne...

, Australia
Cangwu  42.2°N 89.7°W 14.0 1991 Cangwu, China
Canillo  10.23°N 243.61°W 35.0 2009 Canillo
Canillo
Canillo is one of the parishes of Andorra. Canillo is also the name of the main town of the parish. Canillo has a gondola link to the main ski resort of Grandvalira.-Geography:...

, Andorra
Canso
Canso (crater)
Canso is a Martian crater. It lies about 450 kilometres west of the Viking 1 lander, slightly northeast of Lunae Planum, and west of Chryse Planitia, in the Lunae Palus quadrangle. The crater is named after Canso, a fishing town in Nova Scotia...

 
21.6°N 60.7°W 27.4 1988 Canso, Nova Scotia
Canso, Nova Scotia
For the headland, see Cape Canso.Canso is a small Canadian town in Guysborough County, on the north-eastern tip of mainland Nova Scotia, next to Chedabucto Bay. The area was established in 1604, along with Port Royal, Nova Scotia. The British construction of a fort in the village , was instrumental...

, Canada
Cantoura  15.0°N 51.8°W 51.4 1988 Cantoura, Venezuela
Venezuela
Venezuela , officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela , is a tropical country on the northern coast of South America. It borders Colombia to the west, Guyana to the east, and Brazil to the south...

Cankuzo  19.4°S 308.01°W 51.0 2010 Cankuzo
Cankuzo
Cankuzo is a city located in eastern Burundi. It is the capital city of Cankuzo Province....

, Burundi
Burundi
Burundi , officially the Republic of Burundi , is a landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Its capital is Bujumbura...

Capen  6.57°N 345.73°W 70.0 2008 Charles Capen
Cartago  23.5°S 18.0°W 37.5 1976 Cartago, Costa Rica
Cartago, Costa Rica
- See also :* Cartago Agrarian Union Party* Provincial Integration Party Three* Cartago in Spanish...

Cassini
Cassini (Martian crater)
Cassini is a crater on Mars named in honour of the Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini.The crater is approximately 415 km in diameter and can be found at 327.9°W and 23.8°N. It is in the Arabia quadrangle of Mars....

 
23.8°N 328.2°W 412.0 1973 Giovanni Cassini
Giovanni Domenico Cassini
This article is about the Italian-born astronomer. For his French-born great-grandson, see Jean-Dominique Cassini.Giovanni Domenico Cassini was an Italian/French mathematician, astronomer, engineer, and astrologer...

Castril  14.7°S 184.8°W 2.2 2006 Castril, Spain
Cave  21.8°N 35.7°W 8.4 1976 Cave, New Zealand
Cave, New Zealand
CaveUrban AreaPopulation:Extent:Territorial AuthorityName:Timaru District CouncilPopulation:42,867 Land area:2,736.54 km² Mayor:Janie AnnearWebsite:http://www.timaru.govt.nz/Extent:...

Caxias
Caxias (crater)
Caxias is a Martian impact crater, approximately 25 kilometers in diameter. It is located at 29.3°S, 100.8°W, southeast of the crater Llanesco and northeast of the crater Dinorwic. It was named after Duque de Caxias, a town in Brazil, and its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union...

 
29.3°S 100.8°W 25.4 1991 Caxias
Caxias
Caxias is a Portuguese name that can refer to:* Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, a Brazilian military leader, nobleman and statesman-Brazil:*Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul*Caxias *Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro...

, Brazil
Cefalù  23.63°N 38.97°W 5.3 2006-09-14 Cefalù
Cefalù
Cefalù is a city and comune in the province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70 km east from the provincial capital and 185 km west of Messina...

, Italy
Cerulli  32.5°N 337.9°W 130.0 1973 Vincenzo Cerulli
Vincenzo Cerulli
Vincenzo Cerulli was an Italian astronomer who owned a private observatory in Teramo, where he was born.Cerulli compiled a star catalog with Elia Millosevich...

Chafe
Chafe (crater)
Chafe is a crater on Mars named after Chafe in Zamfara State, Nigeria . The crater was designated in 1988, is 4.8 kilometres in diameter and is located at 15.3ºN 257.7ºW, Amenthes Region, Quadrangle MC14....

 
15.3°N 257.7°W 4.8 1988 Chafe, Nigeria
Chafe, Nigeria
Chafe is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Chafe at.It has an area of 1,698 km² and a population of 266,008 at the 2006 census.The postal code of the area is 880....

Chaman  61.11°S 309.13°W 48.1 2006-12-14 Chaman, Pakistan
Chamberlin  66.1°S 124.5°W 120.4 1973 Thomas Chamberlin
Thomas Chamberlin
Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin was an influential American geologist and educator. In 1893 he founded the Journal of Geology, of which he was editor for many years.-Biography:...

Changsvông  23.7°N 57.4°W 35.0 1976 Changsvông, Korea
Korea
Korea ) is an East Asian geographic region that is currently divided into two separate sovereign states — North Korea and South Korea. Located on the Korean Peninsula, Korea is bordered by the People's Republic of China to the northwest, Russia to the northeast, and is separated from Japan to the...

Chapais
Chapais (crater)
Chapais is a crater on Mars, named after the community of Chapais, Quebec, Canada. Chapais Crater is located at 22.6° south latitude, and 20.6° west longitude. Its diameter is ....

 
22.6°S 20.6°W 37.4 1976 Chapais, Quebec
Chapais, Quebec
Chapais is a community in the Canadian province of Quebec, located on Route 113 near Chibougamau in the Jamésie region. It is surrounded by, but not a part of, the municipality of Baie-James. The community was first settled in 1929, when prospector Léo Springer discovered deposits of copper, silver...

, Canada
Charleston  22.9°N 47.9°W 1.5 1979 Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston is the second largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It was made the county seat of Charleston County in 1901 when Charleston County was founded. The city's original name was Charles Towne in 1670, and it moved to its present location from a location on the west bank of the...

, USA
Charlier  68.7°S 168.7°W 113.1 1973 Carl Charlier
Carl Charlier
Carl Vilhelm Ludwig Charlier was a Swedish astronomer.He received his Ph.D. from Uppsala University in 1887, later worked there and at the Stockholm Observatory and was Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Observatory at Lund University from 1897.He made extensive statistical studies of the...

Charlieu  38.5°N 84.1°W 19.1 1991 Charlieu
Charlieu
Charlieu is a commune in the Loire department at the northern end of the Rhône-Alpes region of France. It is home to Charlieu Abbey.-External links:* *...

, France
Chatturat  35.7°N 95.1°W 8.2 1991 Chatturat
Amphoe Chatturat
Chatturat is a district of Chaiyaphum Province, northeastern Thailand.-History:Phraya Narin Songkhram led people from Vientiane to establish a new town at Mueang Narai, in the modern-day Tambon Cho Ho, Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima district. Later they moved to a fertile square pond, decided to stay...

, Thailand
Thailand
Thailand , officially the Kingdom of Thailand , formerly known as Siam , is a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula and Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the...

Chauk  23.6°N 56.0°W 10.0 1976 Chauk
Chauk
Chauk is a town and river port in Magway Division, north-central Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy River. It is located across the river from Seikpyu and is connected by a bridge. In 1902, the Chauk-Lonywa oil field was discovered near Chauk.-Economy:...

, Burma
Cheb  24.4°S 19.5°W 8.3 1976 Cheb
Cheb
Cheb is a city in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic, with about 33,000 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Ohře , at the foot of one of the spurs of the Smrčiny and near the border with Germany...

, Czech Republic
Chefu  23.1°S 247.9°W 11.5 1991 Chefu, Mozambique
Chekalin  24.5°S 26.9°W 89.3 1976 Chekalin
Chekalin
Chekalin , formerly known as Likhvin is a town in Suvorovsky District of Tula Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Oka River. Population: It is the least populous inhabited locality in Russia with the town status....

, Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan , formerly also known as Turkmenia is one of the Turkic states in Central Asia. Until 1991, it was a constituent republic of the Soviet Union, the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic . Turkmenistan is one of the six independent Turkic states...

Chia  1.6°N 59.8°W 96.0 1985 Chía, Spain
Chía, Spain
Chía or Gia is a municipality in Aragon in the province of Huesca, with an area of 25.95 km² and a population of 112 inhabitants .-External links:*...

Chimbote  1.5°S 39.8°W 67.2 1976 Chimbote
Chimbote
Chimbote is the largest city in the Ancash Region of Peru, and the capital of both Santa Province and Chimbote District.The city is located on the coast in Chimbote Bay, south of Trujillo and north of Lima on the North Pan-American highway. It is the start of a chain of important cities like...

, Peru
Peru
Peru , officially the Republic of Peru , is a country in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean....

Chincoteague  41.5°N 236.0°W 37.0 1979 Chincoteague, Virginia
Chincoteague, Virginia
Chincoteague is a town on Chincoteague Island in Accomack County, Virginia, United States. The population was 4,317 at the 2000 census. The town is perhaps best known for the Chincoteague Ponies, although these are not actually on the island of Chincoteague but on nearby Assateague Island...

, USA
Chinju  4.6°S 42.2°W 66.6 1976 Chinju, South Korea
South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

Chinook  22.7°N 55.5°W 20.0 1976 Chinook Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Chive  21.9°N 56.1°W 9.0 1976 Chive, Bolivia
Choctaw  41.5°S 37.3°W 23.8 1976 Choctaw Lake, Ohio
Choctaw Lake, Ohio
Choctaw Lake is a census-designated place in Madison County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,562 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Choctaw Lake is located at ....

, USA
Chom  38.9°N 2.6°W 5.5 1976 Chom, Tibet
Chupadero  6.15°N 276.65°W 8.0 2006-09-14 Chupadero, New Mexico
Chupadero, New Mexico
Chupadero is a census-designated place in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. It is part of the Santa Fe, New Mexico Metropolitan Statistical Area...

, USA
Chur  17.1°N 29.4°W 4.3 1976 Chur, Russia
Circle  22.4°S 25.6°W 11.5 1976 Circle, Montana
Circle, Montana
Circle is a town in and the county seat of McCone County, Montana, United States. The population was 644 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Circle is located at ....

, USA
Clark  55.6°S 133.4°W 98.0 1973 Alvan Clark
Alvan Clark
Alvan Clark , born in Ashfield, Massachusetts, the descendant of a Cape Cod whaling family of English ancestry, was an American astronomer and telescope maker. He was a portrait painter and engraver , and at the age of 40 became involved in telescope making...

Clogh  20.8°N 47.8°W 11.1 1976 Clogh
Clogh
Clogh is a small village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, 9 miles from Ballymena. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 105 people. It is situated withinin the Glenravel ward of the Braid District of the Borough of Ballymena. It can also be spelt 'Clough'.Dunaghy Old Rectory, on the main...

, Ireland
Clova  21.7°N 52.1°W 7.7 1988 Clova
Clova, Quebec
Clova is a hamlet within the city of La Tuque, Quebec, Canada, in the Mauricie region.It is also the name of a post office in Clova, a dam and a power plant...

, QC
Quebec
Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level....

, Canada
Cluny  24.1°S 27.4°W 14.8 1976 Cluny
Cluny
Cluny or Clungy is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. It is 20 km northwest of Mâcon.The town grew up around the Benedictine Cluny Abbey, founded by Duke William I of Aquitaine in 910...

, France
Cobalt  26.0°S 27.1°W 11.5 1976 Cobalt, Connecticut, USA
Coblentz  55.3°S 90.3°W 112.0 1973 William Coblentz
William Coblentz
William Weber Coblentz was an American physicist notable for his contributions to infrared radiometry and spectroscopy.-Early life, education, and employment:...

Cobres  11.8°S 153.8°W 94.0 1985 San Antonio de los Cobres
San Antonio de los Cobres
San Antonio de los Cobres is a small town of population 4,274 in northwestern Argentina. It is the capital of the Los Andes Department of the Salta Province....

, Argentina
Argentina
Argentina , officially the Argentine Republic , is the second largest country in South America by land area, after Brazil. It is constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires...

Coimbra  4.15°N 5.35°W 34.7 2008 Coimbra
Coimbra
Coimbra is a city in the municipality of Coimbra in Portugal. Although it served as the nation's capital during the High Middle Ages, it is better-known for its university, the University of Coimbra, which is one of the oldest in Europe and the oldest academic institution in the...

, Portugal
Cólon  23.0°N 47.2°W 2.0 1979 Colón, Panama
Colón, Panama
Colón is a sea port on the Caribbean Sea coast of Panama. The city lies near the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal. It is capital of Panama's Colón Province and has traditionally been known as Panama's second city....

Columbus  29.8°S 166.1°W 119.0 1976 Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus was an explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in northwestern Italy. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of the American continents in the...

Comas Sola  19.9°S 158.5°W 127.0 1973 Josep Comas Solá
Josep Comas Solá
Josep Comas i Solà was a Catalan Spanish astronomer.He observed planets including Mars and Saturn, measuring the period of rotation of the latter...

Conches  4.3°S 34.3°W 21.2 1976 Conches
Conches-sur-Gondoire
Conches-sur-Gondoire is a commune on the Gondoire river in Brie, in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is roughly from Paris....

, France
Concord  16.7°N 34.1°W 20.7 1976 Concord, Massachusetts
Concord, Massachusetts
Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 17,668. Although a small town, Concord is noted for its leading roles in American history and literature.-History:...

, USA
Cooma  24.0°S 108.4°W 17.3 1991 Cooma, New South Wales
Cooma, New South Wales
-Education: is Cooma's only public high school, it serves the town and seven of the neighbouring rural towns and villages such as Berridale, Jindabyne, Nimmitabel, Bredbo and Dalgety....

, Australia
Copernicus  49.2°S 169.2°W 294.0 1973 Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance astronomer and the first person to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe....

Corby  43.2°N 222.5°W 6.7 1979 Corby
Corby
Corby Town is a town and borough located in the county of Northamptonshire. Corby Town is 23 miles north-east of the county town, Northampton. The borough had a population of 53,174 at the 2001 Census; the town on its own accounted for 49,222 of this figure...

, England, UK
Corinto  16.93°N 218.39°W 13.5 2008 Corinto
Corinto, Morazán
Corinto is a municipality in the Morazán department of El Salvador. "La Gruta del Espíritu Santo" is a local tourist attraction, a registered National Monument of petroglyphs. The archaeologist Wolfgang Haberland performed studies in the late 1970s indicating the art belongs to the pre-Classic stage...

, El Salvador
El Salvador
El Salvador or simply Salvador is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. The country's capital city and largest city is San Salvador; Santa Ana and San Miguel are also important cultural and commercial centers in the country and in all of Central America...

Cost  15.2°N 256.0°W 11.6 1976 Cost, Texas
Cost, Texas
Cost is an unincorporated community in Gonzales County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population 62 in 2000.Cost is located at...

, USA
Cray  44.4°N 16.2°W 7.2 1976 Cray, England, UK
Creel  6.1°S 38.9°W 9.3 1976 Creel
Creel, Chihuahua
Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It is the second-largest town in the municipality of Bocoyna. It is located some to the southwest of the state capital, Chihuahua, Chih...

, Mexico
Crewe
Crewe (crater)
Crewe is a crater approximately 3 km in diameter on the planet Mars, located at 25° South, 10° West.The crater was named after the town of Crewe, Cheshire, England.-External links:*...

 
25.1°S 19.6°W 3.6 1976 Crewe
Crewe
Crewe is a railway town within the unitary authority area of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. According to the 2001 census the urban area had a population of 67,683...

, England, UK
Crivitz
Crivitz (crater)
Crivitz is an impact crater on Mars. It is named after the small town of Crivitz in western Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The crater has a diameter of 6.1 kilometers and is located at 14.5 deg south and 174.7 deg east, within the larger crater Gusev....

 
14.7°S 185.3°W 6.1 2003 Crivitz
Crivitz
Crivitz is a town in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated 18 km east of Schwerin. The founder of the town Crivitz, Wisconsin named it after his hometown Crivitz. It is twinned with Seaford in East Sussex.- References :...

, Germany
Crommelin  5.1°N 10.2°W 113.9 1973 Andrew Crommelin
Cross  30.23°S 157.79°W 67.5 2009 Charles Arthur Cross
Crotone  82.3°N 69.9°W 6.4 2006 Crotone, Italy
Cruls  43.3°S 197.1°W 88.0 1973 Luiz Cruls
Luiz Cruls
'Luís Ferdinand Cruls' was a Belgian astronomer who did most of his work in Brazil. He is also known as Louis Cruls....

Cruz  38.8°N 2.1°W 5.4 1976 Puerto la Cruz
Puerto la Cruz
Puerto la Cruz is a port city located in Anzoátegui State, in Venezuela. It is the seat of the Juan Antonio Sotillo Municipality. The city has road connections to the state capital, Barcelona, to Lecheria and to Guanta, and has the potential to become the largest and most important metropolitan...

, Venezuela
Cue  36.1°S 266.9°W 10.7 1991 Cue, Western Australia
Cue, Western Australia
- Further reading:* 'Along the Cue railway. Inspection of line with suggested improvements, visit to Georgina Siding'. West Australian, 11 June 1898, p. 5-External links:* *...

Culter  8.84°S 53.99°W 4.6 2006 Culter, Scotland near Aberdeen, Scotland, also called Peterculter
Curie  29.1°N 4.8°W 114.1 1973 Pierre Curie
Pierre Curie
Pierre Curie was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity, and Nobel laureate. He was the son of Dr. Eugène Curie and Sophie-Claire Depouilly Curie ...

Cypress  47.6°S 47.4°W 14.2 1976 Cypress, Illinois
Cypress, Illinois
Cypress is a village in Johnson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 271 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Cypress is located at ....

, USA

D

Crater | Coordinates Diameter (km) Date approved Named after
Da Vinci  1.4°N 39.4°W 100.2 1973 Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance...

Daan  40.8°S 268.5°W 12.5 1991 Daan
Daan
Da'an District is an important educational, commercial, residential, and cultural district of Taipei City, Republic of China . The name of the district means "great safety" or "great peace".- History :...

, China
Daet  7.4°S 41.8°W 10.5 1976 Daet, Philippines
Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...

Daly  66.5°S 23.1°W 90.5 1973 Reginald Aldworth Daly
Reginald Aldworth Daly
-External links:* Daly′s Biography, American Geophysical Union* GSA Today, vol. 16, no. 2, 2006* National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, 36 pp., 1960...

Dana  72.7°S 32.8°W 91.7 1973 James Dwight Dana
James Dwight Dana
James Dwight Dana was an American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist. He made pioneering studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans around the world.-Early life and career:...

Danielson  7.93°N 7.11°W 66.7 2009 G. Edward Danielson
Dank  22.2°N 253.1°W 8.7 1976 Dank, Oman
Oman
Oman , officially called the Sultanate of Oman , is an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the...

Darvel  18.0°N 51.1°W 22.0 1988 Darvel
Darvel
Darvel is a small town in East Ayrshire, Scotland, located at the eastern end of the Irvine Valley and is sometimes referred to as "The Lang Toon" due to its quaint appearance on Ordnance Survey maps....

, Scotland
Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

, UK
Darwin  57.3°S 19.5°W 178.0 1973 Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin FRS was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection.He published his theory...

 and George Howard Darwin
Davies
Davies (crater)
Davies is a crater on Mars located at 46°N 0°E on the fringe of Acidalia Planitia near Arabia Terra. It is approximately 49 km in diameter.It was named in honor of Merton Davies , a pioneer in the cartography of planetary bodies...

 
46.0°N 0.0°W 49.2 2006 Merton Davies
Merton Davies
Merton E. Davies graduated from Stanford University in 1937 and worked for the Douglas Aircraft corporation in the 1940s. He became a pioneer of spy satellite technology as a member of RAND Corporation after it split off from Douglas in 1948...

Dawes  9.3°S 322.0°W 191.0 1973 William Rutter Dawes
William Rutter Dawes
William Rutter Dawes was an English astronomer.Dawes was born in West Sussex, the son of William Dawes, also an astronomer, who travelled to the colony of New South Wales on the First Fleet in 1788....

de Vaucouleurs  13.5°S 189.1°W 293.0 2000 Gerard de Vaucouleurs
Gérard de Vaucouleurs
-External links:* * http://nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/normal_galaxies.html-Other resources:...

Deba  24.2°S 17.4°W 10.3 1976 Deba, Nigeria
Nigeria
Nigeria , officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in...

Dein  38.5°N 2.6°W 26.0 1976 Dein, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea , officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is a country in Oceania, occupying the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and numerous offshore islands...

Dejnev  25.5°S 164.8°W 156.0 1985 Semyon Ivanovich Dezhnev
Delta  46.3°S 39.2°W 8.1 1976 Delta, Louisiana
Delta, Louisiana
Delta is a village in Madison Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 239 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Tallulah Micropolitan Statistical Area.As the birthplace of Madam C.J...

, USA
Denning
Denning (Martian crater)
Denning Crater is a crater in the Sinus Sabaeus quadrangle of Mars at 17.7° south latitude and 326.6° west longitude. It is about 165 km in diameter and was named after William F. Denning, a British astronomer .- Craters :...

 
17.7°S 326.6°W 165.0 1973 William Frederick Denning
William Frederick Denning
William Frederick Denning was a British astronomer.Denning devoted a great deal of time to searching for comets, and discovered several including the periodic comet 72P/Denning-Fujikawa and the lost comet D/1894 F1...

Dersu  22.9°N 52.0°W 6.6 1988 Dersu, Russia
Dese  45.8°S 30.7°W 13.7 1976 Dese, Ethiopia
Ethiopia
Ethiopia , officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is the second-most populous nation in Africa, with over 82 million inhabitants, and the tenth-largest by area, occupying 1,100,000 km2...

Dessau  80.72°S 289.8°W 27.0 2006 Dessau
Dessau
Dessau is a town in Germany on the junction of the rivers Mulde and Elbe, in the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt. Since 1 July 2007, it is part of the merged town Dessau-Roßlau. Population of Dessau proper: 77,973 .-Geography:...

, Germany
Deseado  80.61°S 70.2°E 10.2 1976 Puerto Deseado
Puerto Deseado
Puerto Deseado, originally called Port Desire, is a city of about 15,000 inhabitants and a fishing port in Patagonia in Santa Cruz Province of Argentina, on the estuary of the Deseado River....

, Argentina
Argentina
Argentina , officially the Argentine Republic , is the second largest country in South America by land area, after Brazil. It is constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires...

Dia-Cau  0.4°S 42.7°W 29.7 1976 Dia-Cau, Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam – sometimes spelled Viet Nam , officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam – is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea –...

Dilly  13.24°N 202.9°W 1.3 2006 Dilly, Mali
Dilly, Mali
Dilly is a town and commune in the Cercle of Nara in the Koulikoro Region of south-western Mali. As of 1998 the commune had a population of 39,968....

Dingo  24.0°S 17.5°W 16.0 1976 Dingo, Queensland, Australia
Dinorwic
Dinorwic (crater)
Dinorwic is a Martian impact crater, approximately 56 kilometers in diameter. It is located on the planet Mars at 30.4°S, 101.6°W, northeast of the crater Virrat and north of the crater Tugaske. To the northeast of Dinorwic is the crater Caxias, and farther north is the crater Llanesco. It is named...

 
30.4°S 101.6°W 55.8 1991 Dinorwic, ON
Dinorwic, Ontario
Dinorwic is an unincorporated settlement in northwestern Ontario, Canada. It is situated on Highway 17 at the junction of Highway 72.The nearest major community is Dryden, where hospital service is provided....

, Canada
Dison  25.3°S 16.5°W 21.0 1976 Dison
Dison
Dison is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. On January 1, 2006 Dison had a total population of 14,243. The total area is 14.01 km² which gives a population density of 1,017 inhabitants per km²....

, Belgium
Dixie  17.9°N 56.0°W 28.7 1988 Dixie, Georgia USA
Doba  10.91°N 240.46°W 26.3 2009 Doba
Doba
Doba is a city in Chad, the capital of the region of Logone Oriental.Exploitation of oil resources in the vicinity of Doba is expected to produce economic benefits.The town is served by Doba Airport.-Demographics:...

, Chad
Dogana  10.12°S 53.65°W 41.2 2011 Dogana
Dogana
Dogana may be:*Dogana, a town of San Marino*Dogana, means customs in Italian and can refer to :** Individual Custom Houses such as that of Venice**Agenzia delle Dogane , the Italian customs organisation...

, San Marino
San Marino
San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino , is a state situated on the Italian Peninsula on the eastern side of the Apennine Mountains. It is an enclave surrounded by Italy. Its size is just over with an estimated population of over 30,000. Its capital is the City of San Marino...

Dokka  77.27°N 145.82°W 52.5 2006 Dokka, Norway
Dokuchaev  61.0°S 127.2°W 78.0 1982 Vasily V. Dokuchaev
Vasily V. Dokuchaev
Vasily Vasili'evich Dokuchaev was a Russian geographer who is credited with laying the foundations of soil science.- Overview :...

Doon  23.8°N 250.6°W 3.7 1988 Doon, ON, Canada
Douglass  51.8°S 70.6°W 94.0 1973 Andrew E. Douglass
Dowa  31.67°S 249.86°W 42.0 2010 Dowa
Dowa
Dowa is a town located in the Central Region of Malawi. It is the administrative capital of Dowa District. William Kamkwamba, author of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope, was born and raised in Dowa....

, Malawi
Downe  16.1°S 184.3°W 28.0 2003 Downe
Downe
Downe is a village in the London Borough of Bromley in London, UK.Downe is south west of Orpington and south east of Charing Cross. Downe lies in a wooded valley, and much of the centre of the village is unchanged; the former village school now acts as the village hall.-Darwin:Charles Darwin...

, England, UK
Dromore
Dromore (crater)
Dromore Crater is a crater in the Lunae Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at 20.1 N and 49.7 W. It is 14.8 km in diameter and was named after a town in Northern Ireland....

 
20.1°N 49.7°W 14.8 1976 Dromore
Dromore
- Places :* Dromore, Ontario, Canada* Dromore , a crater in the Lunae Palus quadrangle of Mars- Other :* Bishop of Dromore, named for the town in County Down; the pre-Reformation antecedent of:** Roman Catholic Diocese of Dromore...

, Ireland
Du Martheray  5.5°N 266.5°W 102.0 1973 Maurice du Martheray
Maurice du Martheray
Maurice du Martheray was a Swiss astronomer and poet.During his over 40 years of observations he produced more than 20,000 high resolution pictures of the Sun, and more than 10,000 pictures of the Moon and the planets....

Du Toit  71.8°S 49.6°W 83.0 1973 Alexander Du Toit
Alexander Du Toit
Alexander Logie du Toit was a geologist from South Africa, and an early supporter of Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift.Born in Newlands, Cape Town in 1878, du Toit was educated at the Diocesan College in Rondebosch and the University of the Cape of Good Hope...

Dubki  35.3°S 55.3°W 9.0 1979 Dubki
Dubki
Dubki is a village in Pechorsky District of Pskov Oblast, Russia. It is situated on a peninsula on the shore of Lake Peipsi-Pihkva. Before 1920 it was a part of Pskov Governorate. From 1920 to 1944, it was a part of Petseri County of Estonia, but in 1944 it was annexed by the RSFSR.Presently,...

, Russia
Dulovo  3.66°N 275.5°W 18.8 2006-09-14 Dulovo, Bulgaria
Dulovo, Bulgaria
Dulovo is a town in Silistra Province in northeastern Bulgaria, the historical region of Southern Dobruja. As the administrative centre of the homonymous Dulovo Municipality, it is the third largest town in the province after Silistra and Tutrakan...

Dunhuang  81.0°S 48.5°W 12.1 1991 Dunhuang
Dunhuang
Dunhuang is a city in northwestern Gansu province, Western China. It was a major stop on the ancient Silk Road. It was also known at times as Shāzhōu , or 'City of Sands', a name still used today...

, China
Dush  22.7°N 54.1°W 2.5 1988 Dush, Egypt
Egypt
Egypt , officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, Arabic: , is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia. Egypt is thus a transcontinental country, and a major power in Africa, the Mediterranean Basin, the Middle East and the Muslim world...

Dzeng  80.7°S 70.4°W 10.6 1991 Dzeng
Dzeng
-References:* * - Thèse de Donation Avele, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV * Charles Nanga, , Mémoire ENA....

, Cameroon
Cameroon
Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon , is a country in west Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon's coastline lies on the...


E

Crater | Coordinates Diameter (km) Approval date Named after
Eads  28.8°S 30.0°W 2.3 1976 Eads, Colorado
Eads, Colorado
The Town of Eads is a Statutory Town that is the county seat and the most populous town of Kiowa County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 747 at the 2000 census...

, USA
Eagle
Eagle (crater)
Eagle is a 22-metre impact crater located on Mars on Meridiani Planum. The Opportunity rover came to rest inside Eagle crater when it landed in 2004...

 
44.2°N 8.2°W 13.0 1976 Eagle, Idaho
Eagle, Idaho
Eagle is a city in Ada County, Idaho, United States. The population was 19,908 at the 2010 census. Due to growth in the Boise metropolitan area, Eagle has become increasingly suburban in recent years.-Geography:...

1.9°S 5.5°W 0.03 (informal) Spacecraft Eagle, Apollo 11
Apollo 11
In early 1969, Bill Anders accepted a job with the National Space Council effective in August 1969 and announced his retirement as an astronaut. At that point Ken Mattingly was moved from the support crew into parallel training with Anders as backup Command Module Pilot in case Apollo 11 was...

Eberswalde
Eberswalde (crater)
Eberswalde, formerly known as Holden NE, is a partially buried impact crater in Margaritifer Terra, Mars. Eberswalde Crater lies just to the north of Holden Crater, a large crater that may have been a lake...

 
24.0°S 33.3°W 65.3 2006 Eberswalde
Eberswalde
Eberswalde is a major town and the administrative seat of the district Barnim in the German Federal State of Brandenburg, about 50 km northeast of Berlin. Population 42144 , geographical location . The town is often called Waldstadt , because of the large forests around it, including the...

, Germany
Echt  22.2°S 28.2°W 1.1 1976 Echt
Echt, Aberdeenshire
Echt is an Aberdeenshire crossroads village in northeast Scotland with a population of approximately 300 people. Echt has a number of prehistoric remains, including the so called Barmekin of Echt which is on a hill to the northwest...

, Scotland
Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

, UK
Edam  26.5°S 20.1°W 20.2 1976 Edam, Netherlands
Eddie  12.4°N 217.9°W 89.0 1973 Lindsay Eddie
Lindsay Eddie
Lindsay Atkins Eddie was a South-African amateur astronomer. He was in active military service, and served with distinction during the Kafir invasion in 1876. His final rank was that of a Major....

Eger  48.6°S 51.9°W 13.0 1976 Eger
Eger
Eger is the second largest city in Northern Hungary, the county seat of Heves, east of the Mátra Mountains. Eger is best known for its castle, thermal baths, historic buildings , and red and white wines.- Name :...

, Hungary
Ehden  8.2°N 241.1°W 57.7 2009 Ehden
Ehden
Ehden is a mountainous town situated in the heart of the northern mountains of Lebanon and on the southwestern slopes of Mount Makmal and Kornet el Sawda, the highest peak in Lebanon...

, Lebanon
Eil  42.1°N 9.8°W 5.7 1976 Eil, Somalia
Somalia
Somalia , officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic under Socialist rule, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Since the outbreak of the Somali Civil War in 1991 there has been no central government control over most of the country's territory...

Eilat  56.51°S 309.88°W 31.7 2006-12-14 Eilat, Israel
Ejriksson  19.4°S 173.9°W 49.0 1967 Leif Erikson
Elath  46.2°N 13.7°W 13.2 1976 Eilat, Israel
Israel
The State of Israel is a parliamentary republic located in the Middle East, along the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea...

Elim  80.21°S 263.21°W 43.0 2006 Elim, Western Cape
Elim, Western Cape
Elim is a village on the Agulhas Plain in the Western Cape of South Africa. It was established in 1824 by German missionaries as a Moravian mission station. When selecting the location, the missionaries placed a high priority on the proximity of water and on terrain that was suitable for planting...

Ellsley  36.6°N 83.4°W 11.1 1991 Ellsley, England, UK
Elorza  8.74°S 55.3°W 47.0 2006 Elorza
Elorza
Elorza is a small town in Apure State in Venezuela. It is located at and is close to the Colombian border.In August 2001, Venezuela completed a nationwide conversion of land-line phones to three-digit area codes and seven-digit local numbers. Elorza, Mantecal and Bruzual now have the area code 240....

, Venezuela
Venezuela
Venezuela , officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela , is a tropical country on the northern coast of South America. It borders Colombia to the west, Guyana to the east, and Brazil to the south...

Ely  23.9°S 27.4°W 10.3 1976 Ely, Nevada
Ely, Nevada
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Ely was founded as a stagecoach station along the Pony Express and Central Overland Route. Ely's mining boom came later than the other towns along US 50, with the discovery of copper in 1906...

, USA
Emma Dean
Emma Dean (crater)
Emma Dean is a small impact crater in Meridiani Planum on Mars that was visited by the Opportunity rover from sols 929 to 943. The much larger crater Victoria lies about 100m to the east....

 
2.0°S 5.5°W 0.10 (informal) John Powell's Boat, USA
Endeavour
Endeavour (crater)
Endeavour is an impact crater located in Meridiani Planum on Mars. Endeavour is in diameter. Using Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, phyllosilicate-bearing outcrops have been detected along the rim of this crater. These minerals may have formed under wet conditions in a low-acidic environment...

 
2.28°S 5.23°W 22.5 2008 Endeavour, Saskatchewan
Endeavour, Saskatchewan
- See also :* List of communities in Saskatchewan* Villages of Saskatchewan* Endeavour-External links:*******-Footnotes:...

Endurance
Endurance (crater)
Endurance is an impact crater on Mars that was visited by the Opportunity rover from May until December 2004. Mission scientists named the crater after the ship Endurance that sailed to the Antarctic in an exploration voyage organized by Ernest Shackleton.The rover entered the crater interior on...

 
1.9°S 5.5°W 0.13 (informal) HM Bark Endurance
Endurance (1912 ship)
The Endurance was the three-masted barquentine in which Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed for the Antarctic on the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition...

Escalante
Escalante (crater)
Escalante Crater is an impact crater in the Amenthes quadrangle of Mars. It is located at0.2° N and 244.7° W. It is in diameter, and was named after Mexican astronomer F. Escalante....

 
0.2°N 244.7°W 79.3 1973 F. Escalante
Escorial  77.0°N 55.4°W 22.7 1991 Escorial, Spain
Esk  45.6°N 7.1°W 3.9 1976 Esk, Queensland
Esk, Queensland
Esk is a town in the West Moreton region of South East Queensland, approximately 90 km northwest of Ipswich on the Brisbane Valley Highway. It was named after the River Esk in Scotland and England. It is the administrative centre of the Somerset Region...

, Australia
Espino  19.9°S 249.8°W 12.0 1991 Espino, Venezuela
Venezuela
Venezuela , officially called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela , is a tropical country on the northern coast of South America. It borders Colombia to the west, Guyana to the east, and Brazil to the south...

Eudoxus  44.9°S 147.5°W 98.0 1973 Eudoxus of Cnidus
Eudoxus of Cnidus
Eudoxus of Cnidus was a Greek astronomer, mathematician, scholar and student of Plato. Since all his own works are lost, our knowledge of him is obtained from secondary sources, such as Aratus's poem on astronomy...

Evpatoriya  47.3°N 225.6°W 1.0 1979 Eupatoria
Eupatoria
Yevpatoria or Eupatoria is a city in Crimea, Ukraine.-History:The first recorded settlement in the area, called Kerkinitis , was built by Greek colonists around 500 BC...

, Crimea
Crimea
Crimea , or the Autonomous Republic of Crimea , is a sub-national unit, an autonomous republic, of Ukraine. It is located on the northern coast of the Black Sea, occupying a peninsula of the same name...

, Ukraine
Ukraine
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the second largest contiguous country on the European continent, after Russia...


F

Crater | Coordinates Diameter (km) Approval date Named after
Faith  43.3°N 11.9°W 5.8 1976 Faith, South Dakota
Faith, South Dakota
Faith is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 421 at the 2010 census. Sue, the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known, was discovered about 15 miles north and east of Faith in December 1990.-Geography:...

, USA
Falun  24.2°S 24.7°W 10.2 1976 Falun
Falun
Falun is a city and the seat of Falun Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 36,447 inhabitants in 2005. It is also the capital of Dalarna County...

, Sweden
Faqu  24.8°S 253.8°W 12.4 1991 Faqu, Jordan
Jordan
Jordan , officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan , Al-Mamlaka al-Urduniyya al-Hashemiyya) is a kingdom on the East Bank of the River Jordan. The country borders Saudi Arabia to the east and south-east, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the north and the West Bank and Israel to the west, sharing...

Fastov  25.3°S 20.4°W 10.3 1976 Fastov, Ukraine
Ukraine
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the second largest contiguous country on the European continent, after Russia...

Fenagh  34.6°N 215.7°W 6.3 1991 Fenagh
Fenagh
Fenagh is a village in County Leitrim, northwest Ireland. It is on the R202, between Ballinamore and Mohill.-History:The area was the site of the battle of Fidhnacha in 1094....

, Ireland
Fesenkov  21.8°N 86.7°W 87.0 1973 Vasilii Fesenkov
Firsoff  2.66°N 9.42°W 90 2010 Axel Firsoff
Axel Firsoff
Valdemar Axel Firsoff was known principally as an amateur astronomer. He was born in ca. 1910 of Swedish descent, and died on 19 November 1981. He lived in Lochearnhead, Scotland, before moving to Somerset, England, where he settled in Glastonbury....

Fitzroy  35.68°S 248°W 38.0 2010 Fitzroy, Falkland Islands
Fitzroy, Falkland Islands
Fitzroy is a settlement on East Falkland. It is divided into Fitzroy North and Fitzroy South.It is named after Robert FitzRoy who sailed with Charles Darwin on HMS Beagle, andis on the inlet known as Port Pleasant....

Flammarion  25.4°N 311.8°W 173.0 1973 Camille Flammarion
Camille Flammarion
Nicolas Camille Flammarion was a French astronomer and author. He was a prolific author of more than fifty titles, including popular science works about astronomy, several notable early science fiction novels, and several works about Spiritism and related topics. He also published the magazine...

Flat  25.7°S 19.6°W 2.5 1976 Flat, Alabama, USA
Flaugergues  17.0°S 340.8°W 245.0 1973 Honoré Flaugergues
Honoré Flaugergues
Honoré Flaugergues was a French astronomer.....

Floq  15.1°N 252.9°W 2.2 1988 Floq, Albania
Flora  45.0°S 51.5°W 19.0 1976 Flora, Mississippi
Flora, Mississippi
Flora is a town in Madison County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 1,546 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:Flora is located at ....

, USA
Focas  33.9°N 347.3°W 76.5 1973 Jean Focas
Jean Focas
Jean-Henri Focas was a Greco-French astronomer. In Greek he was known as Ioannis Focas. He worked at the Pic du Midi Observatory, investigating the surface features of Mars using visual and photographic techniques. The lunar crater Focas and a crater on Mars were named after him....

Fontana  63.2°S 72.2°W 80.0 1973 Francesco Fontana
Francesco Fontana
Francesco Fontana was an Italian lawyer and astronomer.He created woodcuts showing the Moon and the planets as he saw them through a self-constructed telescope...

Foros  33.7°S 27.9°W 24.5 1979 Foros
Foros, Ukraine
Foros is a resort townlet in Crimea, Ukraine. Located at around near Cape Sarych, Foros is the southernmost resort in the Crimea.The settlement was founded and named by medieval Greek merchants. It was rediscovered in the late 19th century by Alexander Kuznetsov, a Russian "tea king" who had his...

, Ukraine
Ukraine
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the second largest contiguous country on the European continent, after Russia...

Fournier  4.4°S 287.4°W 118.0 1973 Georges Fournier
Georges Fournier
Georges Fournier was a French astronomer.He observed the planet Mars with great detail. In 1909 he was credited with discovering clouds on the planet. During the campaign to observe Mercury between 1924 and 1929 he was the only experienced observer who doubted the deduced rotational period...

Fram
Fram (crater)
Fram is an impact crater in Meridiani Planum, on Mars. It was visited by the rover Opportunity on Sol 84, April 24, 2004.Fram spans about 8 metres in diameter. Opportunity paused beside it while travelling from the rover's landing site toward a larger crater, Endurance...

 
1.9°S 5.5°W 0.01 (informal) Fram
Fram
Fram is a ship that was used in expeditions of the Arctic and Antarctic regions by the Norwegian explorers Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Sverdrup, Oscar Wisting, and Roald Amundsen between 1893 and 1912...

Freedom  43.7°N 9.1°W 12.9 1976 Freedom, Oklahoma
Freedom, Oklahoma
Freedom is a town in Woods County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 289 at the 2010 census.-Geography:Freedom is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of , all of it land.-Climate:...

, USA
Funchal  23.2°N 49.5°W 1.7 1979 Funchal
Funchal
Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira. The city has a population of 112,015 and has been the capital of Madeira for more than five centuries.-Etymology:...

, Madeira Islands

G

Crater | Coordinates Diameter (km) Approval date Named after
Gaan  39.0°N 3.5°W 2.8 1976 Gaan, Somalia
Somalia
Somalia , officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic under Socialist rule, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Since the outbreak of the Somali Civil War in 1991 there has been no central government control over most of the country's territory...

Gagra  20.9°S 22.2°W 13.3 1976 Gagra
Gagra
Gagra is a town in Abkhazia, Georgia’s breakaway republic, sprawling for 5 km on the northeast coast of the Black Sea, at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains...

, Georgia
Georgia (country)
Georgia is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the southwest by Turkey, to the south by Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of...

Gah  45.0°S 32.7°W 2.7 1976 Gah, Maluku
Maluku Islands
The Maluku Islands are an archipelago that is part of Indonesia, and part of the larger Maritime Southeast Asia region. Tectonically they are located on the Halmahera Plate within the Molucca Sea Collision Zone...

, Indonesia
Indonesia
Indonesia , officially the Republic of Indonesia , is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising approximately 13,000 islands. It has 33 provinces with over 238 million people, and is the world's fourth most populous country. Indonesia is a republic, with an...

Galap  37.67°S 167.19°W 5.9 2009 Galap, Palau
Palau
Palau , officially the Republic of Palau , is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Philippines and south of Tokyo. In 1978, after three decades as being part of the United Nations trusteeship, Palau chose independence instead of becoming part of the Federated States of Micronesia, a...

Galdakao  13.5°S 183.5°W 35.0 2003 Galdakao
Galdakao
Galdakao is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain.It is located in the Greater Bilbao, in the valley of the Ibaizabal river, near the Ganguren mountain range...

, Basque Country
Basque Country (autonomous community)
The Basque Country is an autonomous community of northern Spain. It includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay and Gipuzkoa, also called Historical Territories....

, Spain
Gale
Gale (crater)
Gale is a crater on Mars, near the border of the lowlands of Elysium Planitia at . It is 154 km in diameter and believed to be about 3.5 to 3.8 billion years old...

 
5.5°S 222.3°W 155.3 1991 Walter Gale
Walter Frederick Gale
Walter Frederick Gale was an Australian banker. Gale was born in Paddington, Sydney. He had a strong interest in astronomy and built his first telescope in 1884....

Gali  44.1°S 37.2°W 26.4 1976 Gali
Gali (town)
Gali is a town in Georgia, 77 km southeast to Sukhumi in region Abkhazia. It is the centre of Gali District and was previously in the UN security zone prior to the Russian veto of the UMOMIG Mission in 2009.- References :...

, Georgia
Georgia (country)
Georgia is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the southwest by Turkey, to the south by Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of...

Galilaei  5.7°N 27.0°W 137.3 1973 Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei , was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for Copernicanism...

Galle
Galle (Martian crater)
Galle is a crater on Mars. It is located on the eastern rim of the huge impact basin Argyre Planitia. It is named after the astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle....

 
51.2°S 30.9°W 230.0 1973 Johann Galle
Galu  22.3°S 21.7°W 12.5 1976 Galu
Galu
Galu is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province....

, Dem. Rep. Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a state located in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world...

Gamboa  40.77°N 44.43°W 33.0 2006 Gamboa, Panama
Gamboa, Panama
Gamboa is a small town in the Republic of Panama. It was one of a handful of permanent Canal Zone townships, built to house employees of the Panama Canal and their dependents. The name Gamboa is the name of a tree of the quince family.- Location :...

Gander  31.5°S 265.9°W 38.0 1991 Gander, NL
Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
Gander is a Canadian town located in the northeastern part of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, approximately south of Gander Bay, south of Twillingate and east of Grand Falls-Windsor...

, Canada
Gandu  45.7°S 47.3°W 8.8 1976 Gandu
Gandu
Gandu is a town and municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil. Gandu is also the birthplace of Sumeet Bitu Nadan.-References:...

, Brazil
Gandzani  34.5°N 91.0°W 54.8 1991 Gandzani, Georgia
Georgia (country)
Georgia is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the southwest by Turkey, to the south by Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of...

Gardo  26.9°S 24.8°W 17.2 1976 Gardo, Somalia
Somalia
Somalia , officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic under Socialist rule, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Since the outbreak of the Somali Civil War in 1991 there has been no central government control over most of the country's territory...

Gari  36.2°S 71.3°W 9.4 1979 Gari, Sverdlovsk Oblast
Garm  48.6°N 9.1°W 5.0 1976 Garm, Tajikistan
Garm, Tajikistan
Gharm, , is a district in the Rasht Valley area of central Tajikistan.From the 1920s until 1955 there was a Gharm Oblast in Tajikistan, which included the territory of the current Gharm Valley...

Gasa  35.68°S 230.72°W 6.5 2009 Gasa, Bhutan
Gasa, Bhutan
Gasa is a town near Gasa Dzong in Gasa District in northwestern Bhutan.Population 3116 ....

Gastre  24.9°N 247.5°W 7.0 1976 Gastre
Gastre
Gastre is a village in Chubut Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Gastre Department. It was founded in 1904. The place was the center of a controversy in the 1990s when the National Atomic Energy Commission proposed to build a deep borehole disposal in the area....

, Argentina
Argentina
Argentina , officially the Argentine Republic , is the second largest country in South America by land area, after Brazil. It is constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires...

Gatico  21.2°S 20.9°W 18.0 1976 Gatico, Chile
Chile
Chile ,officially the Republic of Chile , is a country in South America occupying a long, narrow coastal strip between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far...

Gilbert
Gilbert (Martian crater)
Gilbert is a large Martian crater located in the south of the planet in the area of Promethei Terra. It is one of several large craters in the heavily pock-marked upland region. It was named in 1973 in honour of American geologist Grove K. Gilbert....

 
68.2°S 273.7°W 126.4 1973 Grove Gilbert
Gill  15.9°N 354.6°W 83.0 1973 David Gill
David Gill (astronomer)
Sir David Gill FRS was a Scottish astronomer who is known for measuring astronomical distances, for astrophotography, and for geodesy. He spent much of his career in South Africa.- Life and work :...

Glazov  20.8°S 26.6°W 24.7 1976 Glazov
Glazov
Glazov is a town located in the north of the Udmurt Republic, Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway. Population: It was founded in the 16th century as a village; town status was granted to it in 1780. Olga Knipper, wife of the famous Russian writer Anton Chekhov, was born in Glazov. During the...

, Russia
Gledhill  53.5°S 273.0°W 82.5 1973 Joseph Gledhill
Joseph Gledhill
Joseph Gledhill was a British astronomer. He worked as an assistant at the Bermerside Observatory in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England....

Glendore  18.5°N 51.8°W 8.0 1988 Glendore, Ireland
Glide  8.2°S 43.2°W 10.5 1976 Glide, Oregon
Glide, Oregon
Glide is a census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,690 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of , of which, of it is land and of it is water.-Demographics:As of the census of 2000,...

, USA
Globe  23.9°S 27.4°W 51.7 1976 Globe, Arizona
Globe, Arizona
Globe has an arid climate, characterized by hot summers and moderate to warm winters. Globe's arid climate is somewhat tempered by its elevation, however, leading to slightly cooler temperatures and slightly more precipitation than Phoenix or Yuma....

, USA
Goba  23.5°S 21.1°W 10.8 1976 Goba
Goba
Goba is a town in south-central Ethiopia. Located in the Bale Zone of the Oromia Region approximately 446 km southeast of Addis Ababa, this city has a latitude and longitude of and an elevation of 2,743 meters above sea level...

, Ethiopia
Ethiopia
Ethiopia , officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is the second-most populous nation in Africa, with over 82 million inhabitants, and the tenth-largest by area, occupying 1,100,000 km2...

Goff  23.5°N 255.2°W 7.9 1976 Goff
Goff
Goff is a surname with several distinct origins. It is the 946th most common family name in the United States. When the surname originates from England it is derived from an occupational name from German, Cornish and Breton the German Goff, meaning a godly person, a strong warrior, or a priest. The...

, Somalia
Somalia
Somalia , officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic under Socialist rule, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Since the outbreak of the Somali Civil War in 1991 there has been no central government control over most of the country's territory...

Gol  47.5°N 10.7°W 9.6 1976 Gol, Norway
Gol, Norway
is a municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Hallingdal. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Gol. Gol was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838...

Gold
Gold (crater)
Gold Crater is a crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at 20.2° N and 31.3° W. It is 9.0 km in diameter and was named after a town in Pennsylvania, USA....

 
20.2°N 31.3°W 9.0 1976 Gold, Pennsylvania, USA
Golden  22.2°S 33.5°W 20.2 1976 Golden, Illinois
Golden, Illinois
Golden is a village in Adams County, Illinois, United States. The population was 629 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:Golden is located at ....

, USA
Goldstone  48.0°N 225.5°W 1.0 1979 Goldstone Observatory, CA
California
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

, USA
Gori  23.2°S 28.9°W 6.2 1979 Gori
Gori, Georgia
Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. The name is from Georgian gora , that is, "heap", or "hill"...

, Georgia
Georgia (country)
Georgia is a sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the southwest by Turkey, to the south by Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of...

Graff  21.4°S 206.3°W 158.0 1973 Kasimir Graff
Kasimir Graff
Kasimir Romuald Graff was a German astronomer. He worked as an assistant at the Hamburg Observatory and became a professor at Hamburg in 1916. In 1928 he became director of the Vienna Observatory, Austria. When the Nazi government took over in Austria in 1938, he was forced to retire...

Gratteri  17.71°S 160.18°W 7.3 2006 Gratteri, Italy on the island of Sicily, Italy
Green  52.7°S 8.4°W 184.0 1973 Nathaniel E. Green
Nathaniel E. Green
Nathaniel Everett Green was an English painter, art teacher and astronomer. He professionally painted landscapes and portraits, and also gained fame with his drawings of planets....

Greg  38.61°S 247.19°W 68.0 2010 Percy Greg
Percy Greg
Percy Greg , son of William Rathbone Greg, was an English writer....

Grindavik  25.39°N 39.07°W 12.0 2006 Grindavik
Grindavík
Grindavík is a fishing town at the peninsula of Reykjanes at the south-western coast of Iceland.It is one of the few cities with a harbour at this coast. Most of the 2,800 inhabitants work in the fishing industry...

, Iceland
Iceland
Iceland , described as the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic and European island country in the North Atlantic Ocean, on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Iceland also refers to the main island of the country, which contains almost all the population and almost all the land area. The country has a population...

Grójec  21.7°S 30.9°W 38.5 1976 Grójec
Grójec
Grójec is a town in Poland. Located in the Masovian Voivodeship, about 40 km south of Warsaw, it is the capital of Grójec County. It has about 14,875 inhabitants . Grójec surroundings are considered to be the biggest apple-growing area of Poland. It is said, that the region makes up also for...

, Poland
Groves  4.1°S 44.6°W 11.2 1976 Groves, Texas
Groves, Texas
Groves is a city in Jefferson County, Texas, United States. The population was 15,733 at the 2000 census. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 14,393. It is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area....

, USA
Guaymas  25.9°N 45.1°W 20.0 1976 Guaymas
Guaymas
Guaymas is a city and municipality located in the southwest part of the state of Sonora in northwestern Mexico. The city is located 117 km south of the state capital of Hermosillo, and 242 miles from the U.S. border, and is the principal port for the state. The municipality is located in the...

, Mexico
Guir  21.8°S 20.5°W 18.9 1976 Guir, Mali
Mali
Mali , officially the Republic of Mali , is a landlocked country in Western Africa. Mali borders Algeria on the north, Niger on the east, Burkina Faso and the Côte d'Ivoire on the south, Guinea on the south-west, and Senegal and Mauritania on the west. Its size is just over 1,240,000 km² with...

Gulch  16.0°N 251.1°W 8.2 1976 Gulch
Gulch
A gulch is a deep V-shaped valley formed by erosion. It may contain a small stream or dry creek bed and is usually larger in size than a gully. Occasionally, sudden intense rainfall may produce flash floods in the area of the gulch....

, Ethiopia
Ethiopia
Ethiopia , officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is the second-most populous nation in Africa, with over 82 million inhabitants, and the tenth-largest by area, occupying 1,100,000 km2...

Gunnison  44.0°S 257.2°W 40.8 2003 Gunnison, Colorado
Gunnison, Colorado
The historic City of Gunnison, a Home Rule Municipality, is the county seat and the most populous city of Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 5,854. It was named in honor of John W...

, USA
Gusev  14.7°S 184.6°W 166.0 1976 Matvei Gusev
Matvei Gusev
Matvey Matveyevich Gusev was a Russian astronomer who worked at Pulkovo Observatory near St. Petersburg from 1850 to 1852 and then at Vilnius Observatory thereafter....

Gwash  39.3°N 3.2°W 4.7 1976 Gwash, Pakistan

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