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

Tanais Fossae

Feature Name Tanais Fossae
Clean Name Tanais Fossae
Feature ID 5851
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 40.07 °
Southernmost Latitude 37.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 273.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 273.10 °
Diameter 165.50 km
Center Latitude 38.87 °
Center Longitude 273.40 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.07 °
Southernmost Latitude 37.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 86.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 86.90 °
Diameter 165.50 km
Center Latitude 38.87 °
Center Longitude 86.60 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.18 °
Southernmost Latitude 37.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 274.04 °
Westernmost Longitude 273.19 °
Diameter 172.95 km
Center Latitude 38.74 °
Center Longitude 273.51 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.18 °
Southernmost Latitude 37.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 85.96 °
Westernmost Longitude 86.81 °
Diameter 172.95 km
Center Latitude 38.74 °
Center Longitude 86.49 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc03 [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 1991
Origin Classical albedo name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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