Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Basile on Iapetus


Feature Name Basile
Clean Name Basile
Feature ID 14456
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -0.70 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 187.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 187.90 °
Diameter 6.00 km
Center Latitude -0.70 °
Center Longitude 187.90 °
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [29] - Song of Roland, translated by Dorothy L. Sayers: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1967.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 05, 2008
Origin French baron; murdered near Haltile with his brother Basan while serving as ambassador to Marsilion.
Last Updated Aug 05, 2008 12:03 PM