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

Tantalus Fossae

Feature Name Tantalus Fossae
Clean Name Tantalus Fossae
Feature ID 5860
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 65.55 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 291.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 252.00 °
Diameter 2400.00 km
Center Latitude 50.57 °
Center Longitude 262.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 65.55 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 69.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 108.00 °
Diameter 2400.00 km
Center Latitude 50.57 °
Center Longitude 97.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 67.22 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.08 °
Easternmost Longitude 291.08 °
Westernmost Longitude 251.69 °
Diameter 2361.86 km
Center Latitude 49.83 °
Center Longitude 263.91 °
Northernmost Latitude 67.22 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.08 °
Easternmost Longitude 68.92 °
Westernmost Longitude 108.31 °
Diameter 2361.86 km
Center Latitude 49.83 °
Center Longitude 96.09 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
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 1973
Origin From albedo feature at 35N, 110W.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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