Syrtis Major

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List Of Martian Canals - S-X
... Sinus Memnonia Noachis Oxia Palus Phaethontis Phoenicis Lacus Sinus Sabaeus Syrtis Major Tharsis Thaumasia Mountains and volcanoes Aeolis Mons Alba Mons Albor Tholus ...
Cerberus Hemisphere
... Margaritifer Sinus Memnonia Noachis Oxia Palus Phaethontis Phoenicis Lacus Sinus Sabaeus Syrtis Major Tharsis Thaumasia TemplateMars Quads - By Name Mountains and volcanoes ...
Syrtis Major Quadrangle - Discovery and Name
... The name Syrtis Major is derived from the classical Roman name Syrtis maior for the Gulf of Sidra on the coast of Libya (classical Cyrenaica) ... Syrtis Major was the first documented surface feature of another planet ... The name "Syrtis Major" was chosen by Giovanni Schiaparelli when he created a map based on observations made during Mars' close approach to Earth in 1877 ...

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