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

Acheron Fossae

Feature Name Acheron Fossae
Clean Name Acheron Fossae
Feature ID 35
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 39.97 °
Southernmost Latitude 31.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 230.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 216.80 °
Diameter 718.00 km
Center Latitude 37.27 °
Center Longitude 224.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 39.97 °
Southernmost Latitude 31.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 129.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 143.20 °
Diameter 718.00 km
Center Latitude 37.27 °
Center Longitude 135.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.03 °
Southernmost Latitude 31.47 °
Easternmost Longitude 230.92 °
Westernmost Longitude 216.90 °
Diameter 703.11 km
Center Latitude 38.27 °
Center Longitude 224.98 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.03 °
Southernmost Latitude 31.47 °
Easternmost Longitude 129.08 °
Westernmost Longitude 143.10 °
Diameter 703.11 km
Center Latitude 38.27 °
Center Longitude 135.02 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc02 [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 1979
Origin From classical albedo feature at 35N, 140W.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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