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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Alexander
Clean Name Alexander
Feature ID 177
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 41.51 °
Southmost Latitude 38.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 15.74 °
Westmost Longitude 11.65 °
Diameter 94.80 km
Center Latitude 40.25 °
Center Longitude 13.69 °
Northmost Latitude 40.30 °
Southmost Latitude 40.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 13.50 °
Westmost Longitude 13.50 °
Diameter 81.00 km
Center Latitude 40.30 °
Center Longitude 13.50 °
Northmost Latitude 41.64 °
Southmost Latitude 38.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 15.62 °
Westmost Longitude 11.59 °
Diameter 93.24 km
Center Latitude 40.21 °
Center Longitude 13.61 °
Quad LAC-26 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Alexander the Great, of Macedon; Greek geographer (356-323 B.C.).
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Alexander B
Alexander K
Alexander A
Alexander C

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