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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Soya Rupes
Clean Name Soya Rupes
Feature ID 15848
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -2.89 °
Southmost Latitude -10.06 °
Eastmost Longitude 291.42 °
Westmost Longitude 296.23 °
Diameter 372.00 km
Center Latitude -6.47 °
Center Longitude 293.37 °
Quad H-10 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 10, 2019
Continent Asia
Culture Japan
Origin Japanese; Japan’s first dedicated Antarctic research vessel (polar voyages in 1956-1962).
Reference [535] - Encyclopedia of the Antarctic, Volume 1, by Beau Riffenburgh, Ed.: New York, Routledge, 2006.
Updated Jun 10, 2019 1:26 PM

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