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

Nili Fossae

Feature Name Nili Fossae
Clean Name Nili Fossae
Feature ID 4271
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 27.12 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.01 °
Easternmost Longitude 81.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 72.10 °
Diameter 667.00 km
Center Latitude 22.56 °
Center Longitude 76.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 27.12 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.01 °
Easternmost Longitude 278.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 287.90 °
Diameter 667.00 km
Center Latitude 22.56 °
Center Longitude 283.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 27.11 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.97 °
Easternmost Longitude 81.32 °
Westernmost Longitude 72.14 °
Diameter 727.91 km
Center Latitude 22.02 °
Center Longitude 76.69 °
Northernmost Latitude 27.11 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.97 °
Easternmost Longitude 278.68 °
Westernmost Longitude 287.86 °
Diameter 727.91 km
Center Latitude 22.02 °
Center Longitude 283.31 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc13 [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 1973
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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