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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Darshak Rupēs
Clean Name Darshak Rupes
Feature ID 16152
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -8.48 °
Southmost Latitude -19.26 °
Eastmost Longitude 42.22 °
Westmost Longitude 49.22 °
Diameter 560.00 km
Center Latitude -14.50 °
Center Longitude 47.42 °
Quad H-06 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 11, 2023
Continent Asia
Culture India
Origin Indian; a hydrographic survey vessel that carries out hydrographic, geophysical, and oceanographic surveys in the Indian Ocean since 2001; has been used to investigate historically significant shipwrecks and the submerged remains of the lost city of Poompuhar.
Reference [698] - INS Darshak completes hydrographic survey, The Times of India, November 30, 2016:
Updated Jan 18, 2023 10:54 PM

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