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65 Aeolis Aeolis Mars 0 -4.94 145 -4.94 -4.94 145 145 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc23 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Floating island where winds were kept in a cave. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
68 Aeria Aeria Mars 0 9.88 50 9.88 9.88 50 50 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc13 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Greek name for Egypt; "far land of mist". 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
71 Aetheria Aetheria Mars 0 39.67 130 39.67 39.67 130 130 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc07 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Upper world; land of living. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
72 Aethiopis Aethiopis Mars 0 9.88 130 9.88 9.88 130 130 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc14 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Countries of the Ethiopians on southern edge of the Earth. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
218 Amazonis Amazonis Mars 0 0 220 0 0 220 220 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL - Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Land of the Amazons; on the island Hesperia. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
226 Amenthes Amenthes Mars 0 4.94 110 4.94 4.94 110 110 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Albedo Feature AL mc14 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Egyptian name for place where souls of the dead go. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
312 Aonium Sinus Aonium Sinus Mars 0 -44.66 255 -44.66 -44.66 255 255 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc25 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Named for Aonides, or Muses. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
335 Arabia Arabia Mars 0 19.78 30 19.78 19.78 30 30 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc12 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Country bordering on Aeria (Egypt). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
346 Arcadia Arcadia Mars 0 44.66 260 44.66 44.66 260 260 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc03 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Mountainous region in southern Greece. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
369 Argyre Argyre Mars 0 -44.66 335 -44.66 -44.66 335 335 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc26 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Silver" Island at mouth of Ganges River; present-day Arakan, Burma. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
388 Arnon Arnon Mars 0 47.66 25 47.66 47.66 25 25 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc05 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Classical name for present El-Mojib River, Jordan. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
477 Aurorae Sinus Aurorae Sinus Mars 0 -14.83 310 -14.83 -14.83 310 310 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc18 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Bay of Rosy Dawn"; Aurora held back the dawn. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
479 Ausonia Ausonia Mars 0 -39.67 110 -39.67 -39.67 110 110 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc28 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Country of the Aruncii (Ausones in Greek). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
583 Baltia Baltia Mars 0 59.71 310 59.71 59.71 310 310 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc04 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Name of large island in northern Europe where amber was found. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
825 Boreosyrtis Boreosyrtis Mars 0 54.68 70 54.68 54.68 70 70 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc06 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Northern continuation of Nilosyrtis; "Syrtis of the north." 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
998 Candor Candor Mars 0 2.96 285 2.96 2.96 285 285 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc10 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Means "Blaze" or "White" in Latin. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1041 Casius Casius Mars 0 39.67 100 39.67 39.67 100 100 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc06 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Epithet of Zeus; for his two sanctuaries in Egypt/Arabia and Syria. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1095 Cebrenia Cebrenia Mars 0 49.67 150 49.67 49.67 150 150 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc07 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Main country of the Trojan Plain. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1096 Cecropia Cecropia Mars 0 59.71 40 59.71 59.71 40 40 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc05 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Old name for Acropolis; used to mean Athens. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1103 Ceraunius Ceraunius Mars 0 19.78 267 19.78 19.78 267 267 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc09 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Thunderclap"; named for Ceraunii Mountains on coast of Epirus, Greece. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1107 Cerberus Cerberus Mars 0 14.83 155 14.83 14.83 155 155 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc15 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Hound who had 3 heads; guarded gates of hell. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1122 Chalce Chalce Mars 0 -49.67 360 -49.67 -49.67 360 360 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc26 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Old name of island of Khalki, west of Rhodes. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1175 Chersonesus Chersonesus Mars 0 -49.67 100 -49.67 -49.67 100 100 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc28 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Gallipoli Peninsula. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1202 Chryse Chryse Mars 0 9.88 330 9.88 9.88 330 330 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc11 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Island rich in gold; region of Thailand/Malacca. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1204 Chrysokeras Chrysokeras Mars 0 -49.67 250 -49.67 -49.67 250 250 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc25 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Golden Horn"; Byzantine Peninsula (now Turkey), or its inlet. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1229 Claritas Claritas Mars 0 -34.68 250 -34.68 -34.68 250 250 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc25 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Latin, meaning "bright." 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1295 Copais Palus Copais Palus Mars 0 54.68 80 54.68 54.68 80 80 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc06 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Named for marsh north of Mt. Helicon in Boeotia, Greece. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1300 Coprates Coprates Mars 0 -14.83 295 -14.83 -14.83 295 295 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc18 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Old name for Persian River Ab-I-Diz. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1362 Cyclopia Cyclopia Mars 0 -4.94 130 -4.94 -4.94 130 130 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc22 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Land where Cyclops dwelt. 2010-05-15 14:17:22.0
1364 Cydonia Cydonia Mars 0 39.67 360 39.67 39.67 360 360 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc04 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Poetic term for Crete. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1479 Deltoton Sinus Deltoton Sinus Mars 0 -3.95 55 -3.95 -3.95 55 55 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc21 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Bay of the triangle"; makes triangle with Iapygia and Oenotria. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1493 Depressio Hellespontica Depressio Hellespontica Mars 0 -59.71 20 -59.71 -59.71 20 20 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc27 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Depression southwest of Hellespontus. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1506 Deucalionis Regio Deucalionis Regio Mars 0 -14.83 20 -14.83 -14.83 20 20 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc20 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Deucalion's region;" Deucalion was King of Thessaly who saved himself from flood. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1507 Deuteronilus Deuteronilus Mars 0 34.68 360 34.68 34.68 360 360 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc04 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Designation of 2nd part of old feature "Nilus." 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1522 Diacria Diacria Mars 0 49.67 180 49.67 49.67 180 180 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc07 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Highland area in northern Attica, Greece. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1544 Dioscuria Dioscuria Mars 0 49.67 40 49.67 49.67 40 40 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc05 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Home of Dioscuri," Polydeuces and Pollux; symbolic name for Sparta. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1725 Edom Edom Mars 0 0 15 0 0 15 15 +E (0-360) AS - Hebrew Albedo Feature AL - Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Biblical country of Edomites, south of Judea. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1760 Electris Electris Mars 0 -44.66 170 -44.66 -44.66 170 170 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc29 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Electra's island near River Eridanus; famous for amber formed from tears shed by Phaethon's sisters. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1779 Elysium Elysium Mars 0 24.74 150 24.74 24.74 150 150 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc15 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Home of the blessed on western edge of world. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1826 Eridania Eridania Mars 0 -44.66 140 -44.66 -44.66 140 140 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc29 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Region on the Po River, Italy. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1869 Eunostos Eunostos Mars 0 21.77 240 21.77 21.77 240 240 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc09 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "Lucky journey or lucky return"; i.e., infernal regions beyond Elysium. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1872 Euphrates Euphrates Mars 0 19.78 25 19.78 19.78 25 25 +E (0-360) AS - Hebrew Albedo Feature AL mc12 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Biblical fourth River of Paradise. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2132 Gehon Gehon Mars 0 14.83 360 14.83 14.83 360 360 +E (0-360) AS - Hebrew Albedo Feature AL mc11 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Biblical second River of Paradise; bordering Eden. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2429 Hellas Hellas Mars 0 -39.67 70 -39.67 -39.67 70 70 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc28 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Greece. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2434 Hellespontus Hellespontus Mars 0 -49.67 35 -49.67 -49.67 35 35 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc27 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] The Dardanelles. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2486 Hesperia Hesperia Mars 0 -19.78 120 -19.78 -19.78 120 120 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc22 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] "The Occiden"; name for Italy (Greek); or Spain (Roman) or West area of Ethiopians where sun sank. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2497 Hiddekel Hiddekel Mars 0 14.83 15 14.83 14.83 15 15 +E (0-360) AS - Babylon Albedo Feature AL mc12 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Tigris River, Babylonia; Biblical third River of Paradise. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2613 Hyperboreus (Lacus) Hyperboreus Lacus Mars 0 74.83 300 74.83 74.83 300 300 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc01 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Far northern lake. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2630 Iapygia (Iapigia) Iapygia Iapigia Mars 0 -19.78 65 -19.78 -19.78 65 65 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Albedo Feature AL mc21 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Classically, Iapygia was all of Apulia, or just the Salentine Peninsula. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2639 Icaria Icaria Mars 0 -39.67 230 -39.67 -39.67 230 230 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Albedo Feature AL mc24 Approved 1958-01-01 00:00:00.0 [60] Land where Icarus lived (Crete). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0

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