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

Bassorah Fossa

Feature Name Bassorah Fossa
Clean Name Bassorah Fossa
Feature ID 631
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 43.60 °
Southernmost Latitude 36.10 °
Easternmost Longitude 9.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 30.00 °
Diameter 75.00 km
Center Latitude 39.80 °
Center Longitude 19.90 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [52] - Alf Laylah Wa Laylah, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, by Richard F. Burton: Larsen-Harper, Colo. Press, Denver, Colo., 1900.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Town from which Sindbad embarked on his 3rd voyage.
Last Updated Dec 04, 2006 1:43 PM