Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Laxness on Mercury


Feature Name Laxness
Clean Name Laxness
Feature ID 15143
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 83.83 °
Southernmost Latitude 83.24 °
Easternmost Longitude 50.15 °
Westernmost Longitude 55.55 °
Diameter 25.89 km
Center Latitude 83.53 °
Center Longitude 52.84 °
Northernmost Latitude 83.56 °
Southernmost Latitude 82.98 °
Easternmost Longitude 47.55 °
Westernmost Longitude 52.52 °
Diameter 25.89 km
Center Latitude 83.27 °
Center Longitude 50.04 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-01 [pdf]
Reference [139] - International Who's Who 1992-93: Europa Publications Limited, London, 1992 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 18, 2013
Origin Halldór Kiljan; Icelandic writer (1902-1998).
Last Updated Jun 18, 2013 7:41 AM

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