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60 Adventure Rupes Adventure Rupes Mercury 340 -65.48 65.3 -63.5 -65.56 58.39 72.78 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] English; one of Cook's ships on second voyage to the Pacific, 1772-75. 2016-10-07 12:10:57.041
14916 Agonium Rupes Agonium Rupes Vesta 111.28 -53.47 316.08 -43.45 -63.75 326.36 306.94 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Rupes, rupēs RU - Approved 2011-12-27 00:00:00.0 [261] Roman festival celebrated several times a year; on this day the Rex sacrorum offered a ram in the Regia. 2014-03-18 07:48:36.963
15127 Alvin Rupes Alvin Rupes Mercury 188 8.3 208.72 10.29 6.19 208.36 209.12 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-08 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [297] American; U.S.Navy's first deep submergence research vessel commissioned in 1964, designed specifically for oceanographic research. 2016-10-07 13:39:04.488
229 Amenthes Rupes Amenthes Rupes Mars 335.25 1.51 110.68 3.58 0.09 112.98 108.83 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Rupes, rupēs RU mc14 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
6777 [Ammonii Rupes] Ammonii Rupes Mars 100 -6.52 175.8 -5.44 -7.51 176.4 175.2 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Rupes, rupēs RU mc23 Dropped 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Named for albedo feature at 6S, 183W. 2007-03-01 13:57:52.0
6783 [Arena Rupes] Arena Rupes Mars 375 13.35 70.5 15.82 10.87 72 69 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Rupes, rupēs RU mc13 Dropped 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Name changed in 1982 to Arnus Vallis. 2007-03-01 13:57:52.0
365 Argier Rupes Argier Rupes Miranda 141 -43.2 322.8 -32.3 -39.5 341.9 302.7 +E (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU - Approved 1988-01-01 00:00:00.0 [85] Location of earlier action in "The Tempest." 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
372 Argyre Rupes Argyre Rupes Mars 335.42 -62.15 291.25 -59.88 -64.43 294.26 288.58 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc25 Approved 1973-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
378 Arimanes Rupes Arimanes Rupes Mars 192.67 -9.84 212.3 -8.31 -11.33 212.85 212.16 +E (0-360) AS - Persian Rupes, rupēs RU mc16 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [56] Albedo feature; classical Persian deity of wickedness. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
442 Astrolabe Rupes Astrolabe Rupes Mercury 251 -42.55 70.9 -39.79 -45.48 69.86 71.34 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] French; d'Urville's ship to explore Antarctica, 1838-40. 2016-10-07 14:02:42.105
506 Avernus Rupes Avernus Rupes Mars 223.32 -9.2 172.8 -7.47 -10.85 173.68 172.65 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Rupes, rupēs RU mc23 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] From albedo feature Avernus at 10S, 195W. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
14390 Beagle Rupes Beagle Rupes Mercury 630 -3.22 259.24 2.2 -7.49 253.7 259.47 +W (0-360) EU - Great Britain Rupes, rupēs RU H-09 Approved 2008-04-08 00:00:00.0 [59] British; naval vessel aboard which Charles Darwin served as a naturalist on a surveying expedition, 1831-1836. 2016-10-07 14:21:18.519
15128 Belgica Rupes Belgica Rupes Mercury 425 -50.45 296.24 -48.05 -51.99 290.02 303.11 +W (0-360) EU - Belgium Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [297] Belgian; ship used for an expedition to determine the position of the South Magnetic Pole in 1898, first ship to winter in Antarctica. 2016-10-07 14:31:57.896
15178 Blossom Rupes Blossom Rupes Mercury 485.96 -3.04 270.15 2.22 -7.8 267.49 272.61 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-09 Approved 2013-11-22 00:00:00.0 [297] English; ship used for an expedition to discover the Northwest Passage, 1825-1827. 2013-11-22 14:04:11.738
835 Bosporos Rupes Bosporos Rupes Mars 531.42 -42.74 302.45 -39.3 -46.35 305.68 299.17 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc26 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
15129 Calypso Rupes Calypso Rupes Mercury 381 19.53 316.48 20.98 18.88 312.61 321.1 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-10 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [297] French; originally commissioned in 1942 as a minesweeper, Calypso was purchased by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and used for oceanographic studies in 1950-1996. 2016-10-07 15:31:38.27
15130 Carnegie Rupes Carnegie Rupes Mercury 267 58.52 53.25 59.99 55.87 49.53 57.65 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-02 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [297] American; iron-free vessel used to conduct magnetic surveys from 1909 to 1928. 2016-10-07 15:38:50.46
6801 [Cerberus Rupēs] Cerberus Rupes Mars 1254 8.3 164.6 11.86 6.23 174.6 154 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc15 Dropped 1979-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] From albedo feature at 10n, 212W. Changed to Cerberus Fossae. 2008-11-17 15:50:41.0
1125 Chalcoporos Rupēs Chalcoporos Rupes Mars 404.98 -55.64 20.57 -52.21 -59.05 24.51 16.56 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc27 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] From albedo feature at 50S, 6W. 2008-11-17 15:50:39.0
1231 Claritas Rupes Claritas Rupes Mars 952.87 -25.04 254.74 -17.5 -32.62 256.2 252.7 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Rupes, rupēs RU mc17 Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] From albedo feature at 25S, 110W. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1363 Cydnus Rupēs Cydnus Rupes Mars 1550.81 52.53 112.21 67.34 45.86 136.85 94.98 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc06 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] From albedo feature at 70N, 248W. Changed from Cydnus Rupes to Cydnus Rupēs August 27, 2013. 2013-08-27 14:57:27.714
1548 Discovery Rupes Discovery Rupes Mercury 412 -54.7 37.24 -50.57 -58.1 33.65 42.66 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] English; Cook's ship on last voyage to Pacific, 1776-80. 2016-10-11 12:11:09.655
15131 Duyfken Rupes Duyfken Rupes Mercury 518 -20.88 131.93 -16.27 -26.29 128.59 131.94 +W (0-360) EU - The Netherlands (Dutch) Rupes, rupēs RU H-07 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [298] Dutch; Willem Janszoon's ship credited with the first authenticated European discovery of Australia, 1606. 2016-10-11 12:09:44.397
15132 Eltanin Rupes Eltanin Rupes Mercury 370 -74.99 269.4 -71.74 -77.22 258.68 283.63 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [299] American; oceanographic research vessel with an ice-breaking hull, collected magnetic profiles of the Antarctic sea floor, 1962. 2016-10-11 12:08:32.107
1785 Elysium Rupes Elysium Rupes Mars 140.5 25.24 148.04 26.11 24.09 148.2 147.31 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc15 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Albedo feature name. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1798 Endeavour Rupes Endeavour Rupes Mercury 61 38.36 31.38 40.74 36.14 31.37 32.62 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-02 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] English; Cook's ship to explore Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, 1768-71. 2016-10-11 12:07:24.399
15133 Enterprise Rupes Enterprise Rupes Mercury 822.39 -36.54 283.46 -28.67 -38.47 275.97 293.84 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [299] American; steamship that explored the Mississippi, Amazon, and Madeira Rivers and sailed on a worldwide hydrographic survey 1877 to 1886. 2013-06-03 12:29:28.862
1994 Fornax Rupes Fornax Rupes Venus 729 30.3 201.1 33.7 27.3 202.9 199.1 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Rupes, rupēs RU v14 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Roman goddess of hearth and baking of bread. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2009 Fram Rupes Fram Rupes Mercury 156 -57.68 93.2 -55.73 -58.86 92.82 95.47 +W (0-360) EU - Norway Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] Norwegian; ship used in Arctic by Nansen, 1892-96, and by Sverdrup and Amundsen in Antarctica, 1909. 2016-10-11 12:30:19.195
2048 Gabie Rupes Gabie Rupes Venus 350 67.5 109.9 68.3 66 113.4 106.7 +E (0-360) EU - Lithuania Rupes, rupēs RU v03 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Lithuanian goddess of fire and hearth. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2181 Gjöa Rupes Gjoa Rupes Mercury 237.9 -66.89 158.5 -65.28 -68.95 153.51 163.97 +W (0-360) EU - Norway Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Norwegian; Amundsen's ship through Northwest passage, 1903-06. 2011-03-07 10:53:15.823158
14851 Glana Rupes Glana Rupes Lutetia 9.8 11 124 14 6 130 120 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Rupes, rupēs RU - Approved 2011-03-05 00:00:00.0 [252] River at the time of Lutetia, present-day Glonn River in Germany. 2011-04-05 13:06:34.073
2410 Heemskerck Rupes Heemskerck Rupes Mercury 320 27.3 124.31 30.12 24.48 121.63 126.6 +W (0-360) EU - The Netherlands (Dutch) Rupes, rupēs RU H-03 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Dutch; one of Tasman's ships to explore Australia, New Zealand, 1642-43. 2016-10-11 13:21:50.383
2459 Hephaestus Rupēs Hephaestus Rupes Mars 1707.44 23.54 114.9 36.49 9.98 131.95 100.21 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc14 Approved 2003-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Named for classical albedo feature at 20N, 240W. Changed from Hephaestus Rupes to Hephaestus Rupēs August 27, 2013. 2013-08-27 14:56:12.826
2474 Hero Rupes Hero Rupes Mercury 456 -58.72 171.7 -53.94 -60.38 162.06 176.65 +W (0-360) NA - American Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] American; Palmer's ship to explore Antarctic coast, 1820-21. 2016-10-11 13:29:09.302
2492 Hestia Rupes Hestia Rupes Venus 588 6 71.1 7.4 4.2 73 68.5 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU v22 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek hearth goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
15573 Hiddekel Rupes Hiddekel Rupes Mars 313 16.77 16.47 19.03 14.5 17.85 16.43 +E (0-360) AS - Babylon Rupes, rupēs RU mc12 Approved 2017-06-05 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name, Hiddekel. 2017-06-06 14:36:29.027
15575 Icaria Rupes Icaria Rupes Mars 159.81 -35.79 220.32 -34.68 -36.89 221.15 219.54 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc24 Approved 2017-06-05 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name, Icaria. 2017-06-06 14:08:54.348
15775 Kainan Rupēs Kainan Rupes Mercury 325 -29.8 330.8 -26.3 -33.4 327.2 333.1 +W (0-360) AS - Japan Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved 2018-10-19 00:00:00.0 [486] Japanese; Kainan Maru, ship of Nobu Shirase Antarctic exploration, 1910-1912. 2018-10-19 15:19:21.436
15234 La Dauphine Rupes La Dauphine Rupes Mercury 252 66.3 26.62 69.12 63.71 26.62 29.83 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-01 Approved 2014-02-12 00:00:00.0 [297] French; royal ship used for a voyage in search of the eastern coast of Asia, determined that North America was not an extension of Asia, 1524. 2016-10-11 15:25:50.868
14917 Matronalia Rupes Matronalia Rupes Vesta 209.49 -49.42 232.76 -43.62 -52.93 266 201.82 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Rupes, rupēs RU - Approved 2011-12-27 00:00:00.0 [182] Roman festival associated with the goddess Juno, celebrated on March 1. 2014-03-19 07:36:59.794
15776 Meteor Rupēs Meteor Rupes Mercury 990 -47.7 345.7 -42.8 -52.2 329.7 1.7 +W (0-360) EU - Germany Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved 2018-10-19 00:00:00.0 [485] German; expedition on Meteor ship explored the South Atlantic Ocean, 1925-1927. 2018-10-19 15:47:11.249
3923 Mirni Rupes Mirni Rupes Mercury 258 -38.54 39.01 -36.16 -40.97 36.72 41.32 +W (0-360) EU - Russia Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Russian; Bellingshausen's ship for Antarctic exploration, 1819-21. 2016-10-11 16:28:05.857
4041 Morpheos Rupes Morpheos Rupes Mars 404.15 -36 125.58 -35.54 -36.42 129.06 121.85 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc29 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
15134 Nautilus Rupes Nautilus Rupes Mercury 348 -28.23 293.33 -24.96 -31.71 291.6 295.51 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-14 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [300] American; oceanic research and underwater archaeology vessel that performs studies in the Mediterranean and Caribbean since 2009. 2016-10-12 08:26:05.511
15421 Niman Rupes Niman Rupes Ceres 45 -28.56 60.05 -26.93 -30.44 62.64 57.81 +E (0-360) NA - Hopi Rupes, rupēs RU - Approved 2015-10-15 00:00:00.0 [377] Hopi (SW USA) ritual ending the katsina (spiritual beings) season, celebrates the katsinas’ return to their spiritual home in July and their part in the blossoming of plant life. 2015-10-24 18:29:50.392
4416 Ogygis Rupes Ogygis Rupes Mars 184.23 -33.03 305.47 -31.06 -34.67 306.41 304.71 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc26 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
14299 Olympia Rupēs Olympia Rupes Mars 1197.04 86.04 174.16 86.2 82 244.41 115.57 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc01 Approved 2007-07-25 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name. 2008-11-17 15:50:43.0
4454 Olympus Rupes Olympus Rupes Mars 1914.77 18.4 226.44 23.28 13.76 230.91 220.89 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Rupes, rupēs RU mc09 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [57] Classical albedo feature name. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
15135 Palmer Rupes Palmer Rupes Mercury 274 -26.07 106.28 -23.48 -27.85 105.01 109.66 +W (0-360) NA - United States Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [301] American; ice-breaking ship dedicated to scientific research and operated by the National Science Foundation for Antarctic scientific missions since 1992. 2016-10-12 12:25:13.174

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