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60 Adventure Rupes Adventure Rupes Mercury 340.63 -65.48 65.3 -63.5 -65.56 58.39 72.78 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved 1976 [59] English; one of Cook's ships on second voyage to the Pacific, 1772-75. Mar 7, 2011
15127 Alvin Rupes Alvin Rupes Mercury 188.39 8.29 208.6 10.27 6.17 208.26 209.03 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-08 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [297] American; U.S.Navy's first deep submergence research vessel commissioned in 1964, designed specifically for oceanographic research. Jun 3, 2013
442 Astrolabe Rupes Astrolabe Rupes Mercury 251 -42.52 70.8 -39.74 -45.44 69.73 71.2 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976 [80] French; d'Urville's ship to explore Antarctica, 1838-40. Mar 7, 2011
14390 Beagle Rupes Beagle Rupes Mercury 630.89 -3.45 259.26 2.18 -7.51 253.59 259.36 +W (0-360) EU - Great Britain Rupes, rupēs RU H-09 Approved Apr 8, 2008 [59] British; naval vessel aboard which Charles Darwin served as a naturalist on a surveying expedition, 1831-1836. Mar 7, 2011
15128 Belgica Rupes Belgica Rupes Mercury 425.59 -50.48 296.26 -48.08 -52.01 289.97 303.06 +W (0-360) EU - Belgium Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [297] Belgian; ship used for an expedition to determine the position of the South Magnetic Pole in 1898, first ship to winter in Antarctica. Jun 3, 2013
15178 Blossom Rupes Blossom Rupes Mercury 485.96 -3.04 270.15 2.22 -7.8 267.49 272.61 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-09 Approved Nov 22, 2013 [297] English; ship used for an expedition to discover the Northwest Passage, 1825-1827. Nov 22, 2013
15129 Calypso Rupes Calypso Rupes Mercury 381.21 19.53 316.48 20.98 18.88 312.61 321.1 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-10 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [297] French; originally commissioned in 1942 as a minesweeper, Calypso was purchased by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and used for oceanographic studies in 1950-1996. Jun 3, 2013
15130 Carnegie Rupes Carnegie Rupes Mercury 267.42 58.52 53.25 59.99 55.87 49.53 57.65 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-02 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [297] American; iron-free vessel used to conduct magnetic surveys from 1909 to 1928. Jun 3, 2013
1548 Discovery Rupes Discovery Rupes Mercury 411.91 -54.7 37.24 -50.57 -58.1 33.65 42.66 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976 [59] English; Cook's ship on last voyage to Pacific, 1776-80. Mar 7, 2011
15131 Duyfken Rupes Duyfken Rupes Mercury 517.58 -21.37 131.78 -16.24 -26.27 128.48 131.83 +W (0-360) EU - Netherlands (Dutch) Rupes, rupēs RU H-07 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [298] Dutch; Willem Janszoon's ship credited with the first authenticated European discovery of Australia, 1606. Jun 20, 2013
15132 Eltanin Rupes Eltanin Rupes Mercury 370.07 -74.84 269.19 -71.48 -76.95 258.5 283.45 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [299] American; oceanographic research vessel with an ice-breaking hull, collected magnetic profiles of the Antarctic sea floor, 1962. Jun 3, 2013
1798 Endeavour Rupes Endeavour Rupes Mercury 61.45 38.32 31.27 40.71 36.11 31.24 32.48 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-02 Approved 1976 [59] English; Cook's ship to explore Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, 1768-71. Mar 7, 2011
15133 Enterprise Rupes Enterprise Rupes Mercury 822.39 -36.54 283.46 -28.67 -38.47 275.97 293.84 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [299] American; steamship that explored the Mississippi, Amazon, and Madeira Rivers and sailed on a worldwide hydrographic survey 1877 to 1886. Jun 3, 2013
2009 Fram Rupes Fram Rupes Mercury 155.59 -57.68 93.2 -55.73 -58.86 92.82 95.47 +W (0-360) EU - Norway Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved 1976 [80] Norwegian; ship used in Arctic by Nansen, 1892-96, and by Sverdrup and Amundsen in Antarctica, 1909. Mar 7, 2011
2181 Gjöa Rupes Gjoa Rupes Mercury 237.9 -66.89 158.5 -65.28 -68.95 153.51 163.97 +W (0-360) EU - Norway Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved 1976 [59] Norwegian; Amundsen's ship through Northwest passage, 1903-06. Mar 7, 2011
2410 Heemskerck Rupes Heemskerck Rupes Mercury 320.61 27.3 124.31 30.12 24.48 121.63 126.6 +W (0-360) EU - Netherlands (Dutch) Rupes, rupēs RU H-03 Approved 1976 [59] Dutch; one of Tasman's ships to explore Australia, New Zealand, 1642-43. Mar 7, 2011
2474 Hero Rupes Hero Rupes Mercury 456.45 -58.72 171.7 -53.94 -60.37 162.06 176.65 +W (0-360) NA - American Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved 1976 [80] American; Palmer's ship to explore Antarctic coast, 1820-21. Mar 7, 2011
15234 La Dauphine Rupes La Dauphine Rupes Mercury 252.31 66.3 26.62 69.11 63.71 26.62 29.83 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-01 Approved Feb 12, 2014 [297] French; royal ship used for a voyage in search of the eastern coast of Asia, determined that North America was not an extension of Asia, 1524. Feb 12, 2014
3923 Mirni Rupes Mirni Rupes Mercury 258.02 -38.54 39.01 -36.17 -40.97 36.72 41.32 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976 [59] Russian; Bellingshausen's ship for Antarctic exploration, 1819-21. Mar 7, 2011
15134 Nautilus Rupes Nautilus Rupes Mercury 347.97 -28.23 293.34 -24.91 -31.65 291.51 295.42 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [300] American; oceanic research and underwater archaeology vessel that performs studies in the Mediterranean and Caribbean since 2009. Jun 3, 2013
15135 Palmer Rupes Palmer Rupes Mercury 273.7 -26.34 106.61 -23.5 -27.87 104.97 109.64 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [301] American; ice-breaking ship dedicated to scientific research and operated by the National Science Foundation for Antarctic scientific missions since 1992. Jun 3, 2013
15235 Paramour Rupes Paramour Rupes Mercury 616.24 -0.08 212.54 5.64 -5.97 212.05 215.04 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-08 Approved Feb 12, 2014 [330] English; research vessel of the Royal Navy used to study magnetism, longitude, and navigation problems, commanded by Edmond Halley from 1698 to 1699. Feb 12, 2014
4813 Pourquoi-Pas Rupes Pourquoi Pas Rupes Mercury 164.65 -58.54 156.17 -56.5 -59.4 153.07 158.89 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved 1976 [80] French; Charcot's ship to explore Antarctica, 1908-10. Mar 7, 2011
5003 Resolution Rupes Resolution Rupes Mercury 138.74 -63.27 50.57 -62.11 -64.15 48.49 53.59 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976 [59] English; one of Cook's ships, second expedition to Pacific, 1772-75. Mar 7, 2011
5312 Santa María Rupes Santa Maria Rupes Mercury 226.79 5.79 19.89 7.96 3.51 18.79 21.24 +W (0-360) EU - Spain Rupes, rupēs RU H-06 Approved 1976 [59] Spanish; Columbus' flagship, first voyage to America, 1492. Mar 7, 2011
15136 Terror Rupes Terror Rupes Mercury 229.62 -72.06 275.69 -70.43 -72.97 269.02 283.51 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved Jun 3, 2013 [297] English; ship of discovery that took part in the Ross Antarctic expedition (1839-1843) and Franklin Arctic expedition (1845). Jun 3, 2013
6379 Victoria Rupes Victoria Rupes Mercury 346.95 52.71 34.16 56.4 48.73 33.55 36.14 +W (0-360) EU - Spain Rupes, rupēs RU H-02 Approved 1976 [59] Spanish; Magellan's and Del Cano's ship, first voyage around the world. Mar 7, 2011
6450 Vostok Rupes Vostok Rupes Mercury 124.32 -37.84 19.58 -36.33 -38.82 18.2 20.04 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976 [59] Russian; Bellingshausen's ship for Antarctic exploration, 1819-21. Mar 7, 2011
6704 Zarya Rupes Zarya Rupes Mercury 120.88 -42.85 20.62 -41.85 -43.36 19.13 22.52 +W (0-360) EU - Soviet Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976 [59] USSR; Motor-sail schooner to study Earth's magnetic field, 1953. Mar 7, 2011
6710 Zeehaen Rupes Zeehaen Rupes Mercury 164.02 49.67 158.18 50.9 47.81 156.2 159 +W (0-360) EU - Netherlands (Dutch) Rupes, rupēs RU H-03 Approved 1976 [59] Dutch; one of Tasman's ships to explore Australia, New Zealand, 1642-43. Mar 7, 2011

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