Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Marsilion on Iapetus


Feature Name Marsilion
Clean Name Marsilion
Feature ID 3722
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 39.30 °
Southernmost Latitude 39.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 168.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 183.20 °
Diameter 136.00 km
Center Latitude 39.20 °
Center Longitude 176.10 °
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [29] - Song of Roland, translated by Dorothy L. Sayers: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1967.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Saracen king of Spain; Roland wounds him and he died of wound later.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM