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

Mareotis Fossae

Feature Name Mareotis Fossae
Clean Name Mareotis Fossae
Feature ID 3695
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 52.98 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.29 °
Easternmost Longitude 303.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 266.80 °
Diameter 1860.00 km
Center Latitude 43.66 °
Center Longitude 284.70 °
Northernmost Latitude 52.98 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.29 °
Easternmost Longitude 56.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 93.20 °
Diameter 1860.00 km
Center Latitude 43.66 °
Center Longitude 75.30 °
Northernmost Latitude 53.11 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.38 °
Easternmost Longitude 302.48 °
Westernmost Longitude 267.16 °
Diameter 1907.94 km
Center Latitude 44.34 °
Center Longitude 283.88 °
Northernmost Latitude 53.11 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.38 °
Easternmost Longitude 57.52 °
Westernmost Longitude 92.84 °
Diameter 1907.94 km
Center Latitude 44.34 °
Center Longitude 76.12 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc03 [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 1973
Origin From albedo feature at 32N, 96W.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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