Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Pourquoi-Pas Rupes on Mercury

Pourquoi-Pas Rupes

Feature Name Pourquoi-Pas Rupes
Clean Name Pourquoi Pas Rupes
Feature ID 4813
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -55.10 °
Southernmost Latitude -60.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 151.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 160.10 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude -58.10 °
Center Longitude 156.00 °
Northernmost Latitude -56.50 °
Southernmost Latitude -59.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 153.07 °
Westernmost Longitude 158.89 °
Diameter 164.65 km
Center Latitude -58.54 °
Center Longitude 156.17 °
Northernmost Latitude -56.82 °
Southernmost Latitude -59.76 °
Easternmost Longitude 153.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 157.76 °
Diameter 164.65 km
Center Latitude -58.54 °
Center Longitude 156.17 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad H-12 [pdf]
Reference [80] - Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin French; Charcot's ship to explore Antarctica, 1908-10.
Last Updated Mar 07, 2011 10:53 AM

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