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

Montes Taurus

Feature Name Montes Taurus
Clean Name Montes Taurus
Feature ID 4018
Target Moon
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 30.07 °
Southernmost Latitude 24.34 °
Easternmost Longitude 43.26 °
Westernmost Longitude 37.25 °
Diameter 166.16 km
Center Latitude 27.32 °
Center Longitude 40.34 °
Northernmost Latitude 29.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 24.34 °
Easternmost Longitude 43.26 °
Westernmost Longitude 37.25 °
Diameter 166.16 km
Center Latitude 27.06 °
Center Longitude 40.26 °
Northernmost Latitude 30.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 26.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 43.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.80 °
Diameter 172.00 km
Center Latitude 28.40 °
Center Longitude 41.10 °
kml download Montes Taurus.kml
Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Turkey
Quad LAC-43 [pdf]
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 Taurus Mts.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM