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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name La Dauphine Rupes
Clean Name La Dauphine Rupes
Feature ID 15234
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 69.11 °
Southmost Latitude 63.71 °
Eastmost Longitude 26.62 °
Westmost Longitude 29.83 °
Diameter 252.00 km
Center Latitude 66.30 °
Center Longitude 26.62 °
Quad H-01 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 12, 2014
Continent Europe
Culture France
Origin French; royal ship used for a voyage in search of the eastern coast of Asia, determined that North America was not an extension of Asia, 1524.
Reference [297] - Ships of Discovery and Exploration, by Lincoln P. Paine: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2000.
Updated Oct 11, 2016 3:25 PM

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