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

Protea Rupes

Feature Name Protea Rupes
Clean Name Protea Rupes
Feature ID 16102
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -7.33 °
Southernmost Latitude -9.04 °
Easternmost Longitude 201.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 204.40 °
Diameter 147.00 km
Center Latitude -9.36 °
Center Longitude 203.01 °
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
South Africa
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [650] - South Africa's Fighting Ships: Past and Present, by Allan Du Toit: Ashanti Publishing, 1992. ISBN:9781874800507, 1874800502.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2022
Origin South African; research vessel that performed hydrographic surveys (1922-1933).
Last Updated Nov 08, 2022 7:54 PM

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