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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cahokia Vallis
Clean Name Cahokia Vallis
Feature ID 15111
Target Mercury
Feature Type Vallis, valles


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 66.66 °
Southmost Latitude 64.85 °
Eastmost Longitude 231.50 °
Westmost Longitude 235.64 °
Diameter 76.95 km
Center Latitude 65.70 °
Center Longitude 233.88 °
Northmost Latitude 66.42 °
Southmost Latitude 64.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 230.52 °
Westmost Longitude 235.27 °
Diameter 77.00 km
Center Latitude 65.55 °
Center Longitude 233.06 °
Quad H-01 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2013
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin Cahokia Mounds, ancient city in southern Illinois, USA.
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:54 PM

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