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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Laxness
Clean Name Laxness
Feature ID 15143
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 83.83 °
Southmost Latitude 83.24 °
Eastmost Longitude 50.15 °
Westmost Longitude 55.55 °
Diameter 25.89 km
Center Latitude 83.53 °
Center Longitude 52.84 °
Northmost Latitude 83.56 °
Southmost Latitude 82.98 °
Eastmost Longitude 47.55 °
Westmost Longitude 52.52 °
Diameter 25.89 km
Center Latitude 83.27 °
Center Longitude 50.04 °
Quad H-01 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 18, 2013
Continent Europe
Culture Iceland
Origin Halldór Kiljan; Icelandic writer (1902-1998).
Reference [139] - International Who's Who 1992-93: Europa Publications Limited, London, 1992 (and other editions).
Updated Jun 18, 2013 7:41 AM

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