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


Feature Name Tolkien
Clean Name Tolkien
Feature ID 15025
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 88.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 88.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 210.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 210.70 °
Diameter 50.00 km
Center Latitude 88.80 °
Center Longitude 210.70 °
Northernmost Latitude 89.39 °
Southernmost Latitude 88.25 °
Easternmost Longitude 182.43 °
Westernmost Longitude 239.73 °
Diameter 50.00 km
Center Latitude 88.82 °
Center Longitude 211.08 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-01 [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 Aug 06, 2012
Origin John Ronald Reuel; English author and philologist (1892-1973).
Last Updated Aug 06, 2012 11:11 AM

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