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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Borya
Clean Name Borya
Feature ID 15004
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 38.28 °
Southmost Latitude 38.28 °
Eastmost Longitude -35.01 °
Westmost Longitude -35.01 °
Diameter 0.40 km
Center Latitude 38.28 °
Center Longitude -35.01 °
Quad LAC-24 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 14, 2012
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Russia
Origin Slavic male name Boris in Russian diminutive form (Lunokhod-1 landing site feature).
Reference [276] - Dictionary of Russian given names, by N.A. Petrovsky: Russkiye Slovari, Moscow, 2000.
Updated Mar 14, 2018 12:00 PM

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