Named after Nikolay Gogol - Russian dramatist and novelist (1809-1852).
Gogol is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 87 kilometers. Gogol is named for the Russian playwright Nikolai Gogol, who lived from 1809 to 1852. (wikipedia entry)
A crater is a circular depression likely created by an impact event. On Mercury they are named after deceased artists, musicians, painters, and authors who have made outstanding or fundamental contributions to their field and have been recognized as art historically significant figures for more than 50 years.
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