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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Roncevaux Terra

Basic Info

Feature Name Roncevaux Terra
Clean Name Roncevaux Terra
Feature ID 5181
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Terra, terrae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 47.70 °
Southmost Latitude 30.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 145.00 °
Westmost Longitude 292.20 °
Diameter 1284.00 km
Center Latitude 37.00 °
Center Longitude 239.50 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture France
Origin Pass where Roland and his forces were ambushed by the Saracens.
Reference [29] - Song of Roland, translated by Dorothy L. Sayers: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1967.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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