Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Vallis, valles: Vallis Alpes on Moon

Vallis Alpes

Feature Name Vallis Alpes
Clean Name Vallis Alpes
Feature ID 6290
Target Moon
Feature Type Vallis, valles
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 50.52 °
Southernmost Latitude 47.79 °
Easternmost Longitude 6.95 °
Westernmost Longitude 0.36 °
Diameter 155.42 km
Center Latitude 49.21 °
Center Longitude 3.63 °
Northernmost Latitude 50.49 °
Southernmost Latitude 47.78 °
Easternmost Longitude 6.98 °
Westernmost Longitude 0.35 °
Diameter 155.42 km
Center Latitude 49.21 °
Center Longitude 3.63 °
Northernmost Latitude 50.10 °
Southernmost Latitude 46.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 0.00 °
Diameter 166.00 km
Center Latitude 48.50 °
Center Longitude 3.20 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Switzerland
Quad LAC-12 [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 "Alpine Valley."
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM