Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Echus Fossae on Mars

Echus Fossae

Feature Name Echus Fossae
Clean Name Echus Fossae
Feature ID 1713
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 6.52 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 284.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 280.70 °
Diameter 400.00 km
Center Latitude 2.87 °
Center Longitude 283.10 °
Northernmost Latitude 6.52 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 75.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 79.30 °
Diameter 400.00 km
Center Latitude 2.87 °
Center Longitude 76.90 °
Northernmost Latitude 6.55 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 284.58 °
Westernmost Longitude 280.73 °
Diameter 421.03 km
Center Latitude 2.61 °
Center Longitude 283.25 °
Northernmost Latitude 6.55 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 75.42 °
Westernmost Longitude 79.27 °
Diameter 421.03 km
Center Latitude 2.61 °
Center Longitude 76.75 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc10 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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