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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Bridgman
Clean Name Bridgman
Feature ID 880
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 44.74 °
Southmost Latitude 42.04 °
Eastmost Longitude 138.86 °
Westmost Longitude 135.14 °
Diameter 81.89 km
Center Latitude 43.39 °
Center Longitude 136.98 °
Northmost Latitude 44.67 °
Southmost Latitude 41.97 °
Eastmost Longitude 138.70 °
Westmost Longitude 134.99 °
Diameter 81.89 km
Center Latitude 43.31 °
Center Longitude 136.82 °
Northmost Latitude 43.50 °
Southmost Latitude 43.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 137.10 °
Westmost Longitude 137.10 °
Diameter 80.00 km
Center Latitude 43.50 °
Center Longitude 137.10 °
Quad LAC-31 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent North America
Ethnicity American
Origin Percy Williams; American physicist; Nobel laureate (1882-1961).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Bridgman F
Bridgman C
Bridgman E

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