Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Atrax Fossa on Mars

Atrax Fossa

Feature Name Atrax Fossa
Clean Name Atrax Fossa
Feature ID 15243
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network MDIM 2.1
Northernmost Latitude 38.37 °
Southernmost Latitude 38.05 °
Easternmost Longitude 271.31 °
Westernmost Longitude 270.70 °
Diameter 34.42 km
Center Latitude 38.19 °
Center Longitude 271.02 °
Northernmost Latitude 38.37 °
Southernmost Latitude 38.05 °
Easternmost Longitude 88.69 °
Westernmost Longitude 89.30 °
Diameter 34.42 km
Center Latitude 38.19 °
Center Longitude 88.98 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
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Reference [56] - Everymans Classical Atlas, by J. Oliver Thomson: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., London, 1963.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2014
Origin Classical town.
Last Updated May 30, 2014 1:07 PM
Additional Information Name changed from Atrax Dorsum May 30, 2014.

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