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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Duyfken Rupes
Clean Name Duyfken Rupes
Feature ID 15131
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -16.27 °
Southmost Latitude -26.29 °
Eastmost Longitude 128.59 °
Westmost Longitude 131.94 °
Diameter 518.00 km
Center Latitude -20.88 °
Center Longitude 131.93 °
Northmost Latitude -16.27 °
Southmost Latitude -26.29 °
Eastmost Longitude 128.34 °
Westmost Longitude 131.83 °
Diameter 517.58 km
Center Latitude -21.37 °
Center Longitude 131.81 °
Quad H-07 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Continent Europe
Culture The Netherlands (Dutch)
Origin Dutch; Willem Janszoon's ship credited with the first authenticated European discovery of Australia, 1606.
Reference [298] - The Discovery of Australia, by George Collingridge: Hayes Brothers, Sydney,1895.
Updated Oct 11, 2016 12:09 PM

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