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

Tractus Fossae

Feature Name Tractus Fossae
Clean Name Tractus Fossae
Feature ID 6075
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 28.71 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.56 °
Easternmost Longitude 260.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 256.60 °
Diameter 390.00 km
Center Latitude 25.73 °
Center Longitude 258.60 °
Northernmost Latitude 28.71 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.56 °
Easternmost Longitude 99.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 103.40 °
Diameter 390.00 km
Center Latitude 25.73 °
Center Longitude 101.40 °
Northernmost Latitude 29.29 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.49 °
Easternmost Longitude 260.67 °
Westernmost Longitude 256.63 °
Diameter 403.06 km
Center Latitude 25.89 °
Center Longitude 258.72 °
Northernmost Latitude 29.29 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.49 °
Easternmost Longitude 99.33 °
Westernmost Longitude 103.37 °
Diameter 403.06 km
Center Latitude 25.89 °
Center Longitude 101.28 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc09 [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 1988
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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