Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Alvin Rupes on Mercury

Alvin Rupes

Feature Name Alvin Rupes
Clean Name Alvin Rupes
Feature ID 15127
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [297] - Ships of Discovery and Exploration, by Lincoln P. Paine: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2000.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Origin American; U.S.Navy's first deep submergence research vessel commissioned in 1964, designed specifically for oceanographic research.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 1:39 PM

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