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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Briggs
Clean Name Briggs
Feature ID 881
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 27.06 °
Southmost Latitude 25.85 °
Eastmost Longitude -68.51 °
Westmost Longitude -69.86 °
Diameter 36.75 km
Center Latitude 26.45 °
Center Longitude -69.19 °
Northmost Latitude 27.05 °
Southmost Latitude 25.83 °
Eastmost Longitude -68.48 °
Westmost Longitude -69.84 °
Diameter 36.75 km
Center Latitude 26.44 °
Center Longitude -69.16 °
Northmost Latitude 26.50 °
Southmost Latitude 26.50 °
Eastmost Longitude -69.10 °
Westmost Longitude -69.10 °
Diameter 37.00 km
Center Latitude 26.50 °
Center Longitude -69.10 °
Quad LAC-38 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Great Britain
Origin Henry; British mathematician (1561-1630).
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) Briggs C
Briggs A
Briggs B

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