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

Palmer Rupes

Feature Name Palmer Rupes
Clean Name Palmer Rupes
Feature ID 15135
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -23.48 °
Southernmost Latitude -27.85 °
Easternmost Longitude 105.01 °
Westernmost Longitude 109.66 °
Diameter 274.00 km
Center Latitude -26.07 °
Center Longitude 106.28 °
Northernmost Latitude -23.50 °
Southernmost Latitude -27.87 °
Easternmost Longitude 104.96 °
Westernmost Longitude 109.64 °
Diameter 273.70 km
Center Latitude -26.36 °
Center Longitude 106.61 °
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-12 [pdf]
Reference [301] - Polar Icebreakers in a Changing World, by the National Research Council: National Academies Press, District of Columbia, 2007.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Origin American; ice-breaking ship dedicated to scientific research and operated by the National Science Foundation for Antarctic scientific missions since 1992.
Last Updated Oct 12, 2016 12:25 PM

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