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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Vieira da Silva
Clean Name Vieira da Silva
Feature ID 15194
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 4.56 °
Southmost Latitude -1.49 °
Eastmost Longitude 120.19 °
Westmost Longitude 126.62 °
Diameter 274.00 km
Center Latitude 1.54 °
Center Longitude 123.41 °
Quad H-07 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 16, 2013
Continent Europe
Ethnicity France
Origin Maria Elena; Portuguese-born French painter (1908-1992).
Reference [210] - Dictionary of Women Artists, edited by Delia Gaze: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, Chicago/London, 1997.
Updated Oct 14, 2016 10:34 AM

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