Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mons, montes: Elcano Montes on Pluto

Elcano Montes

Feature Name Elcano Montes
Clean Name Elcano Montes
Feature ID 15837
Target Pluto
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Spain
Quad -
Reference [526] - The Christopher Columbus Encyclopedia, edited by Silvio A. Beding. Vol. 1. Macmillan Publishers Ltd., 1992.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
Origin Juan Sebastián; Spanish explorer of Basque origin, who completed in 1522 the first circumnavigation of the Earth which started in 1519 under the leadership of Magellan (c.1476–1526).
Last Updated May 31, 2019 4:15 PM