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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Maxwell Montes
Clean Name Maxwell Montes
Feature ID 3766
Target Venus
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 68.40 °
Southmost Latitude 61.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 7.60 °
Westmost Longitude 2.70 °
Diameter 797.00 km
Center Latitude 65.20 °
Center Longitude 3.30 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Great Britain
Origin James C.; British physicist (1831-1879).
Reference [61] - List of radar scientists provided by G. H. Pettengill.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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