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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Alvin Rupes
Clean Name Alvin Rupes
Feature ID 15127
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 10.29 °
Southmost Latitude 6.19 °
Eastmost Longitude 208.36 °
Westmost Longitude 209.12 °
Diameter 188.00 km
Center Latitude 8.30 °
Center Longitude 208.72 °
Northmost Latitude 10.37 °
Southmost Latitude 6.13 °
Eastmost Longitude 208.23 °
Westmost Longitude 208.94 °
Diameter 188.39 km
Center Latitude 8.24 °
Center Longitude 208.62 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin American; U.S.Navy's first deep submergence research vessel commissioned in 1964, designed specifically for oceanographic research.
Reference [297] - Ships of Discovery and Exploration, by Lincoln P. Paine: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2000.
Updated Oct 07, 2016 1:39 PM

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