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

[Samaria Fossa]

Feature Name [Samaria Fossa]
Clean Name Samaria Fossa
Feature ID 15247
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 40.86 °
Southernmost Latitude 4.79 °
Easternmost Longitude 221.83 °
Westernmost Longitude 229.04 °
Diameter 190.09 km
Center Latitude 26.89 °
Center Longitude 225.17 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [52] - Alf Laylah Wa Laylah, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, by Richard F. Burton: Larsen-Harper, Colo. Press, Denver, Colo., 1900.
Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date Jul 18, 2014
Origin Place in the tale “Khudadad and His Brothers.”
Last Updated Jun 23, 2015 1:56 PM
Additional Information Name changed to Samaria Rupes June 12, 2015.