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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Yuzut-Arkh Fossae
Clean Name Yuzut Arkh Fossae
Feature ID 6687
Target Venus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 48.00 °
Southmost Latitude 48.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 224.00 °
Westmost Longitude 224.00 °
Diameter 550.00 km
Center Latitude 48.00 °
Center Longitude 224.00 °
Quad v15 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent Asia
Ethnicity Siberia
Origin Khakas (S. Siberia) evil deity.
Reference [107] - List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM

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