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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Kulthum
Clean Name Kulthum
Feature ID 15322
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 51.09 °
Southmost Latitude 50.35 °
Eastmost Longitude 265.90 °
Westmost Longitude 267.04 °
Diameter 31.00 km
Center Latitude 50.72 °
Center Longitude 266.47 °
Quad H-04 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2015
Continent Africa
Culture Egypt
Origin Umm; Alternate spellings Kulthūm, Kalthoum, and Kalsoum; Egyptian singer (born between 1898 and 1904, died 1975).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Oct 11, 2016 3:08 PM

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