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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Bassorah Fossa

Basic Info

Feature Name Bassorah Fossa
Clean Name Bassorah Fossa
Feature ID 631
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 43.60 °
Southmost Latitude 36.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 9.10 °
Westmost Longitude 30.00 °
Diameter 75.00 km
Center Latitude 39.80 °
Center Longitude 19.90 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Town from which Sindbad embarked on his 3rd voyage.
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.
Updated Dec 04, 2006 1:43 PM

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