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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Waters
Clean Name Waters
Feature ID 15086
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -8.78 °
Southmost Latitude -9.14 °
Eastmost Longitude 105.20 °
Westmost Longitude 105.54 °
Diameter 15.01 km
Center Latitude -8.96 °
Center Longitude 105.37 °
Northmost Latitude -8.80 °
Southmost Latitude -9.12 °
Eastmost Longitude 105.29 °
Westmost Longitude 105.62 °
Diameter 15.00 km
Center Latitude -8.96 °
Center Longitude 105.45 °
Quad H-07 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 19, 2012
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin McKinley Morganfield ("Muddy"); American musician (1915-1983).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 14, 2016 10:55 AM

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