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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Palmer Rupes
Clean Name Palmer Rupes
Feature ID 15135
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -23.48 °
Southmost Latitude -27.85 °
Eastmost Longitude 105.01 °
Westmost Longitude 109.66 °
Diameter 274.00 km
Center Latitude -26.07 °
Center Longitude 106.28 °
Northmost Latitude -23.50 °
Southmost Latitude -27.87 °
Eastmost Longitude 104.96 °
Westmost Longitude 109.64 °
Diameter 273.70 km
Center Latitude -26.36 °
Center Longitude 106.61 °
Quad H-12 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin American; ice-breaking ship dedicated to scientific research and operated by the National Science Foundation for Antarctic scientific missions since 1992.
Reference [301] - Polar Icebreakers in a Changing World, by the National Research Council: National Academies Press, District of Columbia, 2007.
Updated Oct 12, 2016 12:25 PM

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