Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Heemskerck Rupes on Mercury

Heemskerck Rupes

Feature Name Heemskerck Rupes
Clean Name Heemskerck Rupes
Feature ID 2410
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
The Netherlands (Dutch)
Quad H-03 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Dutch; one of Tasman's ships to explore Australia, New Zealand, 1642-43.
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 1:21 PM

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