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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Caral Vallis
Clean Name Caral Vallis
Feature ID 15112
Target Mercury
Feature Type Vallis, valles


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 63.26 °
Southmost Latitude 61.76 °
Eastmost Longitude 229.43 °
Westmost Longitude 231.67 °
Diameter 64.09 km
Center Latitude 62.63 °
Center Longitude 230.51 °
Northmost Latitude 63.28 °
Southmost Latitude 61.84 °
Eastmost Longitude 229.45 °
Westmost Longitude 231.87 °
Diameter 64.00 km
Center Latitude 62.66 °
Center Longitude 230.71 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2013
Continent South and Central America
Culture Peru
Origin Ancient city in the Supe Valley, Peru.
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.
Updated Oct 07, 2016 3:36 PM

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