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


Feature Name Sousa
Clean Name Sousa
Feature ID 14973
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 48.16 °
Southernmost Latitude 45.33 °
Easternmost Longitude 356.91 °
Westernmost Longitude 360.27 °
Diameter 120.70 km
Center Latitude 46.75 °
Center Longitude 358.59 °
Northernmost Latitude 48.30 °
Southernmost Latitude 45.06 °
Easternmost Longitude 357.01 °
Westernmost Longitude 1.71 °
Diameter 138.00 km
Center Latitude 46.69 °
Center Longitude 359.37 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-05 [pdf]
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 24, 2012
Origin John Philip; American bandmaster and composer (1854-1932).
Last Updated Oct 14, 2016 12:53 PM

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