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

Yelcho Rupes

Feature Name Yelcho Rupes
Clean Name Yelcho Rupes
Feature ID 16099
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 23.92 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.95 °
Easternmost Longitude 223.46 °
Westernmost Longitude 224.61 °
Diameter 63.00 km
Center Latitude 23.54 °
Center Longitude 224.11 °
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Continent South and Central America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Chile
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [648] - Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing: Basic Books, New York, 1959.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2022
Origin Chilean; a steam-powered cutter that rescued the crew of the Endurance in the Antarctic in 1916.
Last Updated Nov 08, 2022 12:04 AM

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