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

Nile Montes

Feature Name Nile Montes
Clean Name Nile Montes
Feature ID 4270
Target Io
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 60.05 °
Southernmost Latitude 47.25 °
Easternmost Longitude 243.43 °
Westernmost Longitude 257.41 °
Diameter 449.99 km
Center Latitude 52.07 °
Center Longitude 250.02 °
Northernmost Latitude 59.92 °
Southernmost Latitude 47.42 °
Easternmost Longitude 245.68 °
Westernmost Longitude 257.38 °
Diameter 417.00 km
Center Latitude 53.65 °
Center Longitude 250.46 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [33] - Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heros, by Edith Hamilton: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Mass., 1942.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Where Zeus restored Io to her human form.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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