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Planetary Names: Vallis, valles: Cahokia Vallis on Mercury

Cahokia Vallis

Feature Name Cahokia Vallis
Clean Name Cahokia Vallis
Feature ID 15111
Target Mercury
Feature Type Vallis, valles
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 66.66 °
Southernmost Latitude 64.85 °
Easternmost Longitude 231.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 235.64 °
Diameter 76.95 km
Center Latitude 65.70 °
Center Longitude 233.88 °
Northernmost Latitude 66.42 °
Southernmost Latitude 64.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 230.52 °
Westernmost Longitude 235.27 °
Diameter 77.00 km
Center Latitude 65.55 °
Center Longitude 233.06 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-01 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2013
Origin Cahokia Mounds, ancient city in southern Illinois, USA.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:54 PM

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