Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Kainan Rupēs on Mercury

Kainan Rupēs

Feature Name Kainan Rupēs
Clean Name Kainan Rupes
Feature ID 15775
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -26.30 °
Southernmost Latitude -33.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 327.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 333.10 °
Diameter 325.00 km
Center Latitude -29.80 °
Center Longitude 330.80 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad H-14 [pdf]
Reference [486] - Encyclopedia of the Antarctic, Volume 1, by Beau Riffenburgh: Taylor & Francis, 2007.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 19, 2018
Origin Japanese; Kainan Maru, ship of Nobu Shirase Antarctic exploration, 1910-1912.
Last Updated Oct 19, 2018 3:19 PM

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