Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Vallis, valles: Brazos Valles on Mars

Brazos Valles

Feature Name Brazos Valles
Clean Name Brazos Valles
Feature ID 867
Target Mars
Feature Type Vallis, valles
Coordinate System
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -2.37 °
Southernmost Latitude -7.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 21.5 °
Westernmost Longitude 15.2 °
Diameter 458 km
Center Latitude -6.23 °
Center Longitude 18.9 °
Northernmost Latitude -2.69 °
Southernmost Latitude -7.4 °
Easternmost Longitude 21.49 °
Westernmost Longitude 15.36 °
Diameter 387.51 km
Center Latitude -6.08 °
Center Longitude 18.7 °
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
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Reference [36] - National Geographic Atlas of the World: National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 1970 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin River in Texas, USA.
Last Updated Oct 30, 2008 9:57:34 PM

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