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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Eltanin Rupes
Clean Name Eltanin Rupes
Feature ID 15132
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -71.74 °
Southmost Latitude -77.22 °
Eastmost Longitude 258.68 °
Westmost Longitude 283.63 °
Diameter 370.00 km
Center Latitude -74.99 °
Center Longitude 269.40 °
Northmost Latitude -71.59 °
Southmost Latitude -77.92 °
Eastmost Longitude 257.93 °
Westmost Longitude 280.26 °
Diameter 370.07 km
Center Latitude -74.84 °
Center Longitude 269.45 °
Quad H-15 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin American; oceanographic research vessel with an ice-breaking hull, collected magnetic profiles of the Antarctic sea floor, 1962.
Reference [299] - Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, ed. by James L. Mooney: Naval History Center, 1991.
Updated Oct 11, 2016 12:08 PM

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