Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Nectaris Fossae on Mars

Nectaris Fossae

Feature Name Nectaris Fossae
Clean Name Nectaris Fossae
Feature ID 4184
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -18.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -29.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 304.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 299.40 °
Diameter 650.00 km
Center Latitude -24.25 °
Center Longitude 302.60 °
Northernmost Latitude -18.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -29.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 55.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 60.60 °
Diameter 650.00 km
Center Latitude -24.25 °
Center Longitude 57.40 °
Northernmost Latitude -16.94 °
Southernmost Latitude -28.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 304.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 300.11 °
Diameter 623.07 km
Center Latitude -23.09 °
Center Longitude 302.84 °
Northernmost Latitude -16.94 °
Southernmost Latitude -28.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 55.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 59.89 °
Diameter 623.07 km
Center Latitude -23.09 °
Center Longitude 57.16 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc18 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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