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

Gigas Fossae

Feature Name Gigas Fossae
Clean Name Gigas Fossae
Feature ID 2157
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 4.74 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 231.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 229.40 °
Diameter 191.00 km
Center Latitude 3.16 °
Center Longitude 230.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 4.74 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 128.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 130.60 °
Diameter 191.00 km
Center Latitude 3.16 °
Center Longitude 129.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 4.86 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.33 °
Easternmost Longitude 231.54 °
Westernmost Longitude 229.57 °
Diameter 190.00 km
Center Latitude 3.55 °
Center Longitude 230.44 °
Northernmost Latitude 4.86 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.33 °
Easternmost Longitude 128.46 °
Westernmost Longitude 130.43 °
Diameter 190.00 km
Center Latitude 3.55 °
Center Longitude 129.56 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
Quad mc09 [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 Albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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