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

Montes Caucasus

Feature Name Montes Caucasus
Clean Name Montes Caucasus
Feature ID 4007
Target Moon
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 44.26 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.53 °
Easternmost Longitude 14.27 °
Westernmost Longitude 6.06 °
Diameter 443.51 km
Center Latitude 37.33 °
Center Longitude 9.97 °
Northernmost Latitude 44.26 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.53 °
Easternmost Longitude 14.27 °
Westernmost Longitude 6.06 °
Diameter 443.51 km
Center Latitude 37.52 °
Center Longitude 9.93 °
Northernmost Latitude 44.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 13.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 7.00 °
Diameter 445.00 km
Center Latitude 38.40 °
Center Longitude 10.00 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Caucasus
Quad LAC-25 [pdf]
Reference [67] - The System of Lunar Craters, Quadrants I, II, III, IV: by D. W. G. Arthur and others: Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, vol. 2, no. 30, 1963: vol. 3, no. 40, 1964: vol. 3, no. 50, 1965: vol. 5, no. 70, 1966.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1961
Origin Named from terrestrial Caucasus Mountains.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM