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

Sacra Fossae

Feature Name Sacra Fossae
Clean Name Sacra Fossae
Feature ID 5267
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 26.63 °
Southernmost Latitude 11.07 °
Easternmost Longitude 298.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 286.30 °
Diameter 950.00 km
Center Latitude 21.47 °
Center Longitude 291.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 26.63 °
Southernmost Latitude 11.07 °
Easternmost Longitude 61.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 73.70 °
Diameter 950.00 km
Center Latitude 21.47 °
Center Longitude 68.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 26.76 °
Southernmost Latitude 10.94 °
Easternmost Longitude 298.11 °
Westernmost Longitude 286.82 °
Diameter 950.00 km
Center Latitude 20.36 °
Center Longitude 290.00 °
Northernmost Latitude 26.76 °
Southernmost Latitude 10.94 °
Easternmost Longitude 61.89 °
Westernmost Longitude 73.18 °
Diameter 950.00 km
Center Latitude 20.36 °
Center Longitude 70.00 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc10 [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 1976
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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