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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Meteor Rupēs
Clean Name Meteor Rupes
Feature ID 15776
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -42.80 °
Southmost Latitude -52.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 329.70 °
Westmost Longitude 1.70 °
Diameter 990.00 km
Center Latitude -47.70 °
Center Longitude 345.70 °
Quad H-14 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 19, 2018
Continent Europe
Culture Germany
Origin German; expedition on Meteor ship explored the South Atlantic Ocean, 1925-1927.
Reference [485] - The Meteor Expedition, an Ocean Survey, by W. J. Emery, In: Sears M., Merriman D. (eds) Oceanography: The Past. Springer, New York, NY, 1980.
Updated Oct 19, 2018 3:47 PM

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