Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mons, montes: Mongibello Mons on Io

Mongibello Mons

Feature Name Mongibello Mons
Clean Name Mongibello Mons
Feature ID 3966
Target Io
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 25.47 °
Southernmost Latitude 19.33 °
Easternmost Longitude 65.03 °
Westernmost Longitude 69.52 °
Diameter 214.57 km
Center Latitude 22.67 °
Center Longitude 67.05 °
Northernmost Latitude 25.32 °
Southernmost Latitude 19.75 °
Easternmost Longitude 65.07 °
Westernmost Longitude 68.63 °
Diameter 183.37 km
Center Latitude 22.75 °
Center Longitude 66.95 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Italy
Quad -
Reference [156] - The Inferno, by Dante Alighieri: Mentor Books, New York, 1954.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Name for Mt. Etna, site of Vulcan's forge in Dante's "The Inferno." Thunderbolts from here killed Capaneus, the great blasphemer.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM