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

Pyramus Fossae

Feature Name Pyramus Fossae
Clean Name Pyramus Fossae
Feature ID 4883
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 52.87 °
Southernmost Latitude 48.46 °
Easternmost Longitude 68.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 64.20 °
Diameter 270.00 km
Center Latitude 50.67 °
Center Longitude 65.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 52.87 °
Southernmost Latitude 48.46 °
Easternmost Longitude 291.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 295.80 °
Diameter 270.00 km
Center Latitude 50.67 °
Center Longitude 294.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 53.13 °
Southernmost Latitude 48.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 68.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 64.32 °
Diameter 298.18 km
Center Latitude 50.39 °
Center Longitude 66.31 °
Northernmost Latitude 53.13 °
Southernmost Latitude 48.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 291.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 295.68 °
Diameter 298.18 km
Center Latitude 50.39 °
Center Longitude 293.69 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc06 [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 From albedo feature at 65N, 300W.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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