Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Basan on Iapetus


Feature Name Basan
Clean Name Basan
Feature ID 625
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 33.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 32.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 191.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 198.40 °
Diameter 76.00 km
Center Latitude 33.30 °
Center Longitude 194.70 °
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [29] - Song of Roland, translated by Dorothy L. Sayers: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1967.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin French baron; Murdered while serving as Ambassador of Marsilon.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM