Sibu (crater)

Sibu
PlanetMars
Coordinates23°18′S 19°48′W / 23.3°S 19.8°W / -23.3; -19.8Coordinates: 23°18′S 19°48′W / 23.3°S 19.8°W / -23.3; -19.8
Diameter17.63 km
EponymSibu, Sarawak, Malaysia

Sibu is an impact crater that lies within the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region on the surface of the planet Mars, located in the Valles Marineris hemisphere in an area southeast of the crater Jones.[1]

Sibu is located at 23°18′S 19°48′W / 23.3°S 19.8°W / -23.3; -19.8 (Sibu) and measures approximately 17.6 kilometres in diameter.[2] It was named after the town of Sibu in Sarawak, Malaysia in 1976.[2]

References[]

  1. ^ "Sibu crater". Retrieved 2011-02-18.
  2. ^ a b "Sibu". USGS Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. 2010-11-17. Retrieved 2011-02-18.