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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Poe
Clean Name Poe
Feature ID 14517
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 44.00 °
Southmost Latitude 44.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 201.20 °
Westmost Longitude 201.20 °
Diameter 75.00 km
Center Latitude 44.00 °
Center Longitude 201.20 °
Northmost Latitude 44.78 °
Southmost Latitude 42.98 °
Eastmost Longitude 199.45 °
Westmost Longitude 201.94 °
Diameter 76.66 km
Center Latitude 43.88 °
Center Longitude 200.70 °
Northmost Latitude 44.69 °
Southmost Latitude 42.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 199.67 °
Westmost Longitude 202.13 °
Diameter 77.00 km
Center Latitude 43.76 °
Center Longitude 200.90 °
Quad H-04 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 20, 2008
Continent North America
Culture American
Origin Edgar Allan; American poet, critic, editor and author (1809-1849).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 12, 2016 3:01 PM

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