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

Borobudur Fossae

Feature Name Borobudur Fossae
Clean Name Borobudur Fossae
Feature ID 15812
Target Mercury
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -28.54 °
Southernmost Latitude -36.99 °
Easternmost Longitude 266.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 276.90 °
Diameter 395.00 km
Center Latitude -32.77 °
Center Longitude 271.50 °
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Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad H-14 [pdf]
Reference [510] - Cultural Landscape Management at Borobudur, Indonesia, by Masanori Nagaoka. Springer, 2016.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 03, 2019
Origin A 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, in Central Java, Indonesia, consisting of nine stacked platforms and topped by a central dome.
Last Updated Apr 03, 2019 12:55 PM

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