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

Montes Alpes

Feature Name Montes Alpes
Clean Name Montes Alpes
Feature ID 4003
Target Moon
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 52.81 °
Southernmost Latitude 42.04 °
Easternmost Longitude 3.22 °
Westernmost Longitude -5.60 °
Diameter 334.48 km
Center Latitude 48.36 °
Center Longitude -0.58 °
Northernmost Latitude 52.81 °
Southernmost Latitude 42.04 °
Easternmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westernmost Longitude
Diameter 334.48 km
Center Latitude 48.17 °
Center Longitude -0.55 °
Northernmost Latitude 49.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 43.10 °
Easternmost Longitude -3.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 1.80 °
Diameter 281.00 km
Center Latitude 46.40 °
Center Longitude -0.80 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Switzerland
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Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. M├╝ller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Named from terrestrial Alps.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Alpes A
Alpes B