is a Martian crater
. It lies about 450 km
west of the Viking 1
lander, slightly Northeast of LUNAE Planum, and West of CHRYSE Planitia. The crater is named after Canso
, a Nova Scotia
fishing town. The name was officially adopted for Martian surface nomenclature in 1988 by the International Astronomical Union and Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (IAU/WGPSN).
IAU/WGPSN Planetary Feature Gazetteer Database. USGS Branch of Astrogeology, Flagstaff, Arizona.