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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Yelcho Rupes
Clean Name Yelcho Rupes
Feature ID 16099
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 23.92 °
Southmost Latitude 22.95 °
Eastmost Longitude 223.46 °
Westmost Longitude 224.61 °
Diameter 63.00 km
Center Latitude 23.54 °
Center Longitude 224.11 °
Quad H-04 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2022
Continent South and Central America
Culture Chile
Origin Chilean; a steam-powered cutter that rescued the crew of the Endurance in the Antarctic in 1916.
Reference [648] - Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing: Basic Books, New York, 1959.
Updated Nov 08, 2022 12:04 AM

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