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

Alba Fossae

Feature Name Alba Fossae
Clean Name Alba Fossae
Feature ID 158
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 67.56 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.69 °
Easternmost Longitude 264.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 243.80 °
Diameter 2080.00 km
Center Latitude 53.88 °
Center Longitude 255.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 67.56 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.69 °
Easternmost Longitude 95.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 116.20 °
Diameter 2080.00 km
Center Latitude 53.88 °
Center Longitude 104.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 66.91 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.89 °
Easternmost Longitude 264.08 °
Westernmost Longitude 243.77 °
Diameter 2072.02 km
Center Latitude 49.39 °
Center Longitude 253.18 °
Northernmost Latitude 66.91 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.89 °
Easternmost Longitude 95.92 °
Westernmost Longitude 116.23 °
Diameter 2072.02 km
Center Latitude 49.39 °
Center Longitude 106.82 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc03 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin Classical albedo name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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