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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Sousa
Clean Name Sousa
Feature ID 14973
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 48.16 °
Southmost Latitude 45.33 °
Eastmost Longitude 356.91 °
Westmost Longitude 360.27 °
Diameter 120.70 km
Center Latitude 46.75 °
Center Longitude 358.59 °
Northmost Latitude 48.30 °
Southmost Latitude 45.06 °
Eastmost Longitude 357.01 °
Westmost Longitude 1.71 °
Diameter 138.00 km
Center Latitude 46.69 °
Center Longitude 359.37 °
Quad H-05 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 24, 2012
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin John Philip; American bandmaster and composer (1854-1932).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 14, 2016 12:53 PM

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