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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Borobudur Fossae
Clean Name Borobudur Fossae
Feature ID 15812
Target Mercury
Feature Type Fossa, fossae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -28.54 °
Southmost Latitude -36.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 266.10 °
Westmost Longitude 276.90 °
Diameter 395.00 km
Center Latitude -32.77 °
Center Longitude 271.50 °
Quad H-14 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 03, 2019
Continent Asia
Culture Indonesia
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.
Reference [510] - Cultural Landscape Management at Borobudur, Indonesia, by Masanori Nagaoka. Springer, 2016.
Updated Apr 03, 2019 12:55 PM

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