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

Darshak Rupēs

Feature Name Darshak Rupēs
Clean Name Darshak Rupes
Feature ID 16152
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -8.48 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.26 °
Easternmost Longitude 42.22 °
Westernmost Longitude 49.22 °
Diameter 560.00 km
Center Latitude -14.50 °
Center Longitude 47.42 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad H-06 [pdf]
Reference [698] - INS Darshak completes hydrographic survey, The Times of India, November 30, 2016:
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 11, 2023
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.
Last Updated Jan 18, 2023 10:54 PM

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