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

Sinai Fossae

Feature Name Sinai Fossae
Clean Name Sinai Fossae
Feature ID 14924
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network MDIM 2.1
Northernmost Latitude -10.59 °
Southernmost Latitude -17.95 °
Easternmost Longitude 285.75 °
Westernmost Longitude 275.44 °
Diameter 589.15 km
Center Latitude -14.08 °
Center Longitude 281.33 °
Northernmost Latitude -10.59 °
Southernmost Latitude -17.95 °
Easternmost Longitude 74.25 °
Westernmost Longitude 84.56 °
Diameter 589.15 km
Center Latitude -14.08 °
Center Longitude 78.67 °
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad mc18 [pdf]
Reference [60] - Proceedings of the General Assembly in Transactions of the International Astronomical Union, vol. XB, 1958, through XXVB, 2003.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 23, 2012
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Feb 17, 2012 12:23 PM

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