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

Samson

Feature Name Samson
Clean Name Samson
Feature ID 14483
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 6.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 6.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 298.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 298.60 °
Diameter 33.00 km
Center Latitude 6.50 °
Center Longitude 298.60 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
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, Duke of Burgundy; one of the Twelve Peers; killed by Valdebron.
Last Updated Aug 05, 2008 1:02 PM