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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Tartarus Dorsa
Clean Name Tartarus Dorsa
Feature ID 15679
Target Pluto
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 28.06 °
Southmost Latitude -12.64 °
Eastmost Longitude 252.43 °
Westmost Longitude 219.34 °
Diameter 850.00 km
Center Latitude 8.50 °
Center Longitude 233.09 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 08, 2017
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin The deepest, darkest pit of the Underworld in Greek mythology.
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Sep 15, 2017 12:52 PM

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