Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Catena, catenae: Arecibo Catena on Mercury

Arecibo Catena

Feature Name Arecibo Catena
Clean Name Arecibo Catena
Feature ID 15106
Target Mercury
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
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Continent North America
Group or Country
Puerto Rico
Quad H-11 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 26, 2013
Origin Radio telescope in Puerto Rico.
Last Updated Mar 26, 2013 12:48 PM
Additional Information Name changed from Arecibo Valles.

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