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

Mangala Fossa

Feature Name Mangala Fossa
Clean Name Mangala Fossa
Feature ID 3627
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -15.43 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.19 °
Easternmost Longitude 218.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 208.00 °
Diameter 688.00 km
Center Latitude -17.31 °
Center Longitude 214.00 °
Northernmost Latitude -15.43 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.19 °
Easternmost Longitude 141.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 152.00 °
Diameter 688.00 km
Center Latitude -17.31 °
Center Longitude 146.00 °
Northernmost Latitude -15.19 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.13 °
Easternmost Longitude 219.61 °
Westernmost Longitude 208.15 °
Diameter 695.00 km
Center Latitude -17.27 °
Center Longitude 214.12 °
Northernmost Latitude -15.19 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.13 °
Easternmost Longitude 140.39 °
Westernmost Longitude 151.85 °
Diameter 695.00 km
Center Latitude -17.27 °
Center Longitude 145.88 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Sanskrit
Quad mc16 [pdf]
Reference [62] - List of names for Mars in various languages provided by Carl Sagan.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1991
Origin Named for nearby valles.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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