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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Heemskerck Rupes
Clean Name Heemskerck Rupes
Feature ID 2410
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 27.40 °
Southmost Latitude 24.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 123.30 °
Westmost Longitude 126.40 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude 25.90 °
Center Longitude 125.30 °
Northmost Latitude 30.12 °
Southmost Latitude 24.48 °
Eastmost Longitude 121.63 °
Westmost Longitude 126.60 °
Diameter 320.00 km
Center Latitude 27.30 °
Center Longitude 124.31 °
Northmost Latitude 30.20 °
Southmost Latitude 24.57 °
Eastmost Longitude 121.94 °
Westmost Longitude 126.91 °
Diameter 320.61 km
Center Latitude 27.38 °
Center Longitude 124.62 °
Quad H-03 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Continent Europe
Culture The Netherlands (Dutch)
Origin Dutch; one of Tasman's ships to explore Australia, New Zealand, 1642-43.
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Oct 11, 2016 1:21 PM

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