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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Nile Montes
Clean Name Nile Montes
Feature ID 4270
Target Io
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 60.05 °
Southmost Latitude 47.25 °
Eastmost Longitude 243.43 °
Westmost Longitude 257.41 °
Diameter 449.99 km
Center Latitude 52.07 °
Center Longitude 250.02 °
Northmost Latitude 59.92 °
Southmost Latitude 47.42 °
Eastmost Longitude 245.68 °
Westmost Longitude 257.38 °
Diameter 417.00 km
Center Latitude 53.65 °
Center Longitude 250.46 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Where Zeus restored Io to her human form.
Reference [33] - Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heros, by Edith Hamilton: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Mass., 1942.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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