Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mons, montes: Caloris Montes on Mercury

Caloris Montes

Feature Name Caloris Montes
Clean Name Caloris Montes
Feature ID 978
Target Mercury
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 48.13 °
Southernmost Latitude 14.48 °
Easternmost Longitude 171.01 °
Westernmost Longitude 189.78 °
Diameter 1023.00 km
Center Latitude 31.46 °
Center Longitude 174.15 °
Northernmost Latitude 48.13 °
Southernmost Latitude 14.48 °
Easternmost Longitude 171.02 °
Westernmost Longitude 189.78 °
Diameter 1023.45 km
Center Latitude 31.46 °
Center Longitude 174.15 °
Northernmost Latitude 53.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 13.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 186.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 188.20 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude 39.40 °
Center Longitude 187.20 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad H-03 [pdf]
Reference [80] - Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin "Hot mountains"; surface temperature hottest near this position.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:57 PM

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