Thila (crater)

Thila Crater
Thila Crater.JPG
Thila Crater, as seen by HiRISE. Picture on right is an enlargement of a part of the other picture. Scale bar is 500 meters long.
Coordinates18°05′N 204°35′W / 18.09°N 204.58°W / 18.09; -204.58Coordinates: 18°05′N 204°35′W / 18.09°N 204.58°W / 18.09; -204.58
Diameter5.37 km
EponymThila, Yemen

Thila is an impact crater on Mars, located in the Elysium quadrangle at 18.09° N and 204.58° W. It measures approximately 5.3 kilometers in diameter and was named after the village of Thila in Yemen.[1]

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  1. ^ "Thila (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.