Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Rupes Mercator on Moon

Rupes Mercator

Feature Name Rupes Mercator
Clean Name Rupes Mercator
Feature ID 5229
Target Moon
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Belgium
Quad LAC-94 [pdf]
Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Named from nearby crater.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM