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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Gamow
Clean Name Gamow
Feature ID 2086
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 67.19 °
Southmost Latitude 63.43 °
Eastmost Longitude 149.29 °
Westmost Longitude 140.30 °
Diameter 113.92 km
Center Latitude 65.29 °
Center Longitude 144.65 °
Northmost Latitude 65.60 °
Southmost Latitude 65.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 150.30 °
Westmost Longitude 140.40 °
Diameter 129.00 km
Center Latitude 65.30 °
Center Longitude 145.30 °
Northmost Latitude 67.18 °
Southmost Latitude 63.42 °
Eastmost Longitude 149.24 °
Westmost Longitude 140.26 °
Diameter 113.92 km
Center Latitude 65.28 °
Center Longitude 144.60 °
Quad LAC-6 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent North America
Culture American
Origin George; American physicist (1904-1968).
Reference -
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Gamow A
Gamow B
Gamow U
Gamow V
Gamow Y

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