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

Montes Spitzbergen

Feature Name Montes Spitzbergen
Clean Name Montes Spitzbergen
Feature ID 4017
Target Moon
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Germany
Quad LAC-25 [pdf]
Reference [67] - The System of Lunar Craters, Quadrants I, II, III, IV: by D. W. G. Arthur and others: Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, vol. 2, no. 30, 1963: vol. 3, no. 40, 1964: vol. 3, no. 50, 1965: vol. 5, no. 70, 1966.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1961
Origin German for "sharp peaks", and named for resemblance to the terrestrial island group.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Spitzbergen A
Spitzbergen D
Spitzbergen C