Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Grifo Rupes on Mercury

Grifo Rupes

Feature Name Grifo Rupes
Clean Name Grifo Rupes
Feature ID 15847
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 14.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 0.92 °
Easternmost Longitude 346.12 °
Westernmost Longitude 357.45 °
Diameter 783.00 km
Center Latitude 7.90 °
Center Longitude 354.62 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-10 [pdf]
Reference [534] - History of the Portuguese Navigation in India, 1497-1600, by K. M. Mathew: Mittal Publications, Dehli, 1988.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 10, 2019
Origin Portugese; ship used by D. João de Castro to make a survey of magnetic declination in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans in 1538.
Last Updated Jun 10, 2019 1:01 PM

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