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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Endurance Rupes
Clean Name Endurance Rupes
Feature ID 16100
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 23.07 °
Southmost Latitude 19.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 215.23 °
Westmost Longitude 219.98 °
Diameter 237.00 km
Center Latitude 21.60 °
Center Longitude 217.81 °
Quad H-09 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2022
Continent Europe
Culture England
Origin British; a three-masted barquentine lead by Ernest Shackleton on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917).
Reference [648] - Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing: Basic Books, New York, 1959.
Updated Jan 27, 2023 9:31 PM

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