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

Carnegie Rupes

Feature Name Carnegie Rupes
Clean Name Carnegie Rupes
Feature ID 15130
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 59.99 °
Southernmost Latitude 55.87 °
Easternmost Longitude 49.53 °
Westernmost Longitude 57.65 °
Diameter 267.00 km
Center Latitude 58.52 °
Center Longitude 53.25 °
Northernmost Latitude 60.22 °
Southernmost Latitude 55.76 °
Easternmost Longitude 49.62 °
Westernmost Longitude 57.60 °
Diameter 267.42 km
Center Latitude 58.52 °
Center Longitude 53.25 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-02 [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; iron-free vessel used to conduct magnetic surveys from 1909 to 1928.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 3:38 PM

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