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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Vallis, valles: Caral Vallis on Mercury

Caral Vallis

Feature Name Caral Vallis
Clean Name Caral Vallis
Feature ID 15112
Target Mercury
Feature Type Vallis, valles
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 63.26 °
Southernmost Latitude 61.76 °
Easternmost Longitude 229.43 °
Westernmost Longitude 231.67 °
Diameter 64.09 km
Center Latitude 62.63 °
Center Longitude 230.51 °
Northernmost Latitude 63.28 °
Southernmost Latitude 61.84 °
Easternmost Longitude 229.45 °
Westernmost Longitude 231.87 °
Diameter 64.00 km
Center Latitude 62.66 °
Center Longitude 230.71 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [294] - Dating Caral, a Preceramic Site in the Supe Valley on the Central Coast of Peru, by R.S. Solis, J. Haas, and W. Creamer: Science, vol. 292, no. 5517, pages 723-726, 2001.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2013
Origin Ancient city in the Supe Valley, Peru.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 3:36 PM

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