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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Wright Mons
Clean Name Wright Mons
Feature ID 15835
Target Pluto
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -17.85 °
Southmost Latitude -24.86 °
Eastmost Longitude 177.26 °
Westmost Longitude 169.21 °
Diameter 165.00 km
Center Latitude -21.36 °
Center Longitude 173.24 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin Orville (1871–1948) and Wilbur (1867–1912), brothers, U.S. aviation pioneers who invented, built, and flew in 1903 the world’s first successful powered heavier-than-air flying machine (airplane) with a pilot aboard.
Reference [524] - Encyclopedia of Creativity, Vol. 2, editors Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker. Academic Press, 1999. P. 721.
Updated May 31, 2019 4:07 PM

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