Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Regio, regiones: Bosphorus Regio on Io

Bosphorus Regio

Feature Name Bosphorus Regio
Clean Name Bosphorus Regio
Feature ID 833
Target Io
Feature Type Regio, regiones
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 17.61 °
Southernmost Latitude -23.01 °
Easternmost Longitude 96.14 °
Westernmost Longitude 145.88 °
Diameter 1607.21 km
Center Latitude -2.30 °
Center Longitude 120.57 °
Northernmost Latitude 20.45 °
Southernmost Latitude -22.85 °
Easternmost Longitude 96.18 °
Westernmost Longitude 145.91 °
Diameter 1615.15 km
Center Latitude -1.58 °
Center Longitude 120.51 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [33] - Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heros, by Edith Hamilton: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Mass., 1942.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin "Ford of the Cow"; Io wandered through here while trying to escape from the gadfly.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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