Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Lorde on Mercury


Feature Name Lorde
Clean Name Lorde
Feature ID 16065
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -68.60 °
Southernmost Latitude -69.67 °
Easternmost Longitude 309.23 °
Westernmost Longitude 312.06 °
Diameter 45.00 km
Center Latitude -69.12 °
Center Longitude 49.57 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-15 [pdf]
Reference [631] - Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde, by Alexis De Veaux: W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2004.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 29, 2022
Origin Audre (born Audrey Geraldine), also called Gamba Adisa or Rey Domini, American poet and writer of Caribbean heritage (1934-1992).
Last Updated Aug 17, 2023 4:48 PM

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