Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Khorasan Fossa on Enceladus

Khorasan Fossa

Feature Name Khorasan Fossa
Clean Name Khorasan Fossa
Feature ID 14246
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 10.78 °
Southernmost Latitude -50.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 240.45 °
Westernmost Longitude 251.82 °
Diameter 290.00 km
Center Latitude -19.00 °
Center Longitude 236.87 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [52] - Alf Laylah Wa Laylah, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, by Richard F. Burton: Larsen-Harper, Colo. Press, Denver, Colo., 1900.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2006
Origin Place (province) in the tale "Ali Shar and Zumurrud."
Last Updated Jul 15, 2008 2:30 PM