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Syrtis Minor

Albedo formation on Mars

Feature onMars
Feature typeAlbedo formation
QuadrangleMC-22 Mare Tyrrhenum
Areographic coordinates5° S, 100° E
DimensionsDiameter c.600km
NotesThe traditional name for the region that forms the southern edge of the wide impact basin of Isidis Planitia on Mars. Its name connects this feature with the much more distinct Syrtis Major on the basin's western margins, though Syrtis Minor is rather smaller less prominent than Syrtis Major.


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