Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Kerouac on Mercury


Feature Name Kerouac
Clean Name Kerouac
Feature ID 15416
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 26.51 °
Southernmost Latitude 23.92 °
Easternmost Longitude 229.53 °
Westernmost Longitude 232.26 °
Diameter 110.00 km
Center Latitude 25.21 °
Center Longitude 230.90 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [376] - New York Times obituary, by Joseph Lelyveld: published in New York Times 10/22/1969 (
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 12, 2015
Origin Jack, American poet and author (1922-1969).
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 2:26 PM

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