Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Lacus, lacūs: Lacus Mortis on Moon

Lacus Mortis

Feature Name Lacus Mortis
Clean Name Lacus Mortis
Feature ID 3212
Target Moon
Feature Type Lacus, lacūs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 47.75 °
Southernmost Latitude 42.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 31.03 °
Westernmost Longitude 23.61 °
Diameter 158.78 km
Center Latitude 45.13 °
Center Longitude 27.32 °
Northernmost Latitude 47.75 °
Southernmost Latitude 42.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 31.03 °
Westernmost Longitude 23.61 °
Diameter 158.78 km
Center Latitude 45.13 °
Center Longitude 27.32 °
Northernmost Latitude 45.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 44.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 30.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 23.60 °
Diameter 151.00 km
Center Latitude 45.00 °
Center Longitude 27.20 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad LAC-26 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin "Lake of Death."
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM