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35 Acheron Fossae Acheron Fossae Mars 703.11 38.27 224.98 40.03 31.47 230.92 216.9 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc02 Approved 1979 [57] From classical albedo feature at 35N, 140W. Oct 1, 2006
79 Aganippe Fossa Aganippe Fossa Mars 537.16 -8.49 234 -4.06 -12.85 235.23 233.14 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc17 Approved 1976 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
158 Alba Fossae Alba Fossae Mars 2072.02 49.39 253.18 66.91 33.89 264.08 243.77 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc03 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo name. Oct 1, 2006
165 Albor Fossae Albor Fossae Mars 155 18.09 150.78 18.6 17.74 151.95 149.43 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc15 Approved 1985 [57] From albedo feature at 20N, 205W. Oct 1, 2006
227 Amenthes Fossae Amenthes Fossae Mars 850 9.07 102.68 13.73 2.17 107.28 96.97 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Fossa, fossae FO mc14 Approved 1976 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
15243 Atrax Fossa Atrax Fossa Mars 34.42 38.19 271.02 38.37 38.05 271.31 270.7 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc03 Approved May 30, 2014 [56] Classical town. Name changed from Atrax Dorsum May 30, 2014. May 30, 2014
981 Calydon Fossa Calydon Fossa Mars 351.25 -7.43 272.02 -7.39 -7.5 274.97 269.05 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc18 Approved 1982 [57] The son of Ares and Astynome. Oct 1, 2006
1105 Ceraunius Fossae Ceraunius Fossae Mars 1166.63 27 249.85 38.12 18.52 255.74 246.95 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name Oct 1, 2006
1109 Cerberus Fossae Cerberus Fossae Mars 1235 11.28 166.37 16.16 6.23 174.72 154.43 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc15 Approved 1997 [57] From albedo feature at 10n, 212W. Changed from Cerberus Rupes. Extent of this feature expanded 10/11/2007. Oct 11, 2007
1123 Chalce Fossa Chalce Fossa Mars 33.97 -51.67 320.41 -51.57 -51.68 320.82 319.96 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc26 Approved 1991 [57] Albedo name. Oct 1, 2006
1230 Claritas Fossae Claritas Fossae Mars 2030.64 -27.89 255.76 -12 -43.48 273.31 248.1 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc17 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
1272 Coloe Fossae Coloe Fossae Mars 575.89 36.65 56.78 40.72 32.49 60.58 53.4 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc05 Approved 1982 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
1305 Coracis Fossae Coracis Fossae Mars 748.96 -35.82 279.14 -30.01 -41.56 285.34 272.82 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc25 Approved 1985 [57] From albedo feature at 46S, 87W. Oct 1, 2006
1358 Cyane Fossae Cyane Fossae Mars 913.17 31.25 238.83 38.96 23.52 245.19 233.97 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc02 Approved 1985 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
1713 Echus Fossae Echus Fossae Mars 421.03 2.61 283.25 6.55 -0.3 284.58 280.73 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc10 Approved 1988 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
1782 Elysium Fossae Elysium Fossae Mars 1044 24.08 146.14 28.78 16.21 151.58 135.51 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc15 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
1839 Erythraea Fossa Erythraea Fossa Mars 155.19 -27.27 329.06 -26.9 -27.58 330.49 327.65 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc19 Approved 1976 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
1996 Fortuna Fossae Fortuna Fossae Mars 324.28 4.64 267.31 7.15 1.83 268.81 265.56 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 1985 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
2068 Galaxias Fossae Galaxias Fossae Mars 552 36.63 142 39.59 32.57 145.41 137.83 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc07 Approved 1985 [57] Albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
2157 Gigas Fossae Gigas Fossae Mars 190 3.55 230.44 4.86 2.33 231.54 229.57 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 1988 [57] Albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
2223 Gordii Fossae Gordii Fossae Mars 369 14.83 232.4 18.27 12.2 233.44 229 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 2000 [57] From classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
2323 Halex Fossae Halex Fossae Mars 147.25 27.35 233.96 28.62 26.15 234.54 232.97 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 1985 [57] From albedo feature at 40N, 110W. Oct 1, 2006
2457 Hephaestus Fossae Hephaestus Fossae Mars 633.32 20.84 122.85 24.26 17.28 127.1 118.29 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc14 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
2601 Hyblaeus Fossae Hyblaeus Fossae Mars 375 21.44 137.06 22.94 19.07 140.31 133.52 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc15 Approved 1985 [57] Albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
2640 Icaria Fossae Icaria Fossae Mars 2115.45 -48.09 234.84 -33.6 -62.85 254.59 209.6 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc24 Approved 1985 [57] From albedo feature at 44S, 130W. Oct 1, 2006
2647 Idaeus Fossae Idaeus Fossae Mars 202.01 37.33 308.8 39.23 35.93 310.84 306.65 +E (0-360) Fossa, fossae FO mc04 Approved 2006 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
2741 Ismeniae Fossae Ismeniae Fossae Mars 286.91 41.31 38.35 43.62 39.13 41.57 35.17 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc05 Approved 1982 [57] From albedo feature at 40N, 333W. Oct 1, 2006
2849 Jovis Fossae Jovis Fossae Mars 348.63 19.77 244.17 22.65 16.77 245.58 242.25 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 1985 [57] From albedo feature at 16N, 111W. Oct 1, 2006
6859 [Labeatis Fossae] Labeatis Fossae Mars 616 20.68 265 21.96 16.91 270.2 264 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Dropped 1985 [56] Previously named feature at 30N, 75W; expanded coordinates. Name dropped because in the database twice. Mar 1, 2007
3191 Labeatis Fossae Labeatis Fossae Mars 1496.36 24.58 275.47 32.6 15.01 288.81 263.65 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc10 Approved 1985 [56] Previously named feature at 30N, 75W; expanded coordinates. Oct 1, 2006
3627 Mangala Fossa Mangala Fossa Mars 695 -17.27 214.12 -15.19 -19.13 219.61 208.15 +E (0-360) AS - Sanskrit Fossa, fossae FO mc16 Approved 1991 [62] Named for nearby valles. Oct 1, 2006
3695 Mareotis Fossae Mareotis Fossae Mars 1907.94 44.34 283.88 53.11 33.38 302.48 267.16 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc03 Approved 1973 [57] From albedo feature at 32N, 96W. Oct 1, 2006
3795 Medusae Fossae Medusae Fossae Mars 278.52 -2.17 195.8 -1.39 -6.04 199.31 195.04 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc16 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
3814 Melas Fossae Melas Fossae Mars 568.18 -26.28 288.48 -21.43 -30.56 291.01 282.65 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc18 Approved 1985 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
3827 Memnonia Fossae Memnonia Fossae Mars 1585.28 -23.63 206.18 -19.11 -27.49 220.26 190.39 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc16 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
4184 Nectaris Fossae Nectaris Fossae Mars 623.07 -23.09 302.84 -16.94 -28.8 304.2 300.11 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc18 Approved 1985 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
4243 Nia Fossae Nia Fossae Mars 379.56 -14.73 288.23 -12.52 -16.39 291.37 284.85 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc18 Approved 1982 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Feb 7, 2013
4271 Nili Fossae Nili Fossae Mars 727.91 22.02 76.69 27.11 16.97 81.32 72.14 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc13 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
4275 Nilokeras Fossa Nilokeras Fossa Mars 267 24.59 302.17 26.03 22.88 304 300.37 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc10 Approved 1988 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
4323 Noctis Fossae Noctis Fossae Mars 712.73 -2.69 261.15 0.35 -6.22 267.2 255.04 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc17 Approved 1985 [57] Classical albedo feature at 10S, 96W. Oct 1, 2006
4393 Oceanidum Fossa Oceanidum Fossa Mars 167.16 -61.58 330.49 -60.41 -62.65 332.35 329.23 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc26 Approved 1976 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
4452 Olympica Fossae Olympica Fossae Mars 420 24.85 246.08 26.94 22.94 249.26 242.86 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 1985 [57] From albedo feature at 17N, 134W. Oct 1, 2006
4523 Oti Fossae Oti Fossae Mars 373.59 -9.63 242.91 -7.02 -11.89 245.08 240.63 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc17 Approved 1982 [57] Classical albedo feature. Oct 1, 2006
4619 Pavonis Fossae Pavonis Fossae Mars 156.08 4.15 248.71 4.66 3.41 249.93 247.39 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc09 Approved 1991 [57] Albedo name. Oct 1, 2006
4883 Pyramus Fossae Pyramus Fossae Mars 298.18 50.39 66.31 53.13 48.27 68.4 64.32 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc06 Approved 1985 [57] From albedo feature at 65N, 300W. Oct 1, 2006
15472 Pyrrhae Fossae Pyrrhae Fossae Mars 430 -29.2 336.2 -27.7 -30.6 340.4 332 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc19 Approved Feb 9, 2016 [57] Classical martian albedo feature, Pyrrhae. Feb 13, 2016
5267 Sacra Fossae Sacra Fossae Mars 950 20.36 290 26.76 10.94 298.11 286.82 +E (0-360) EU - Latin Fossa, fossae FO mc10 Approved 1976 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
14924 Sinai Fossae Sinai Fossae Mars 589.15 -14.08 281.33 -10.59 -17.95 285.75 275.44 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Fossa, fossae FO mc18 Approved Jan 23, 2012 [60] Classical albedo feature name. Feb 17, 2012
5575 Sirenum Fossae Sirenum Fossae Mars 2731.21 -35.57 197.26 -23.29 -39.67 223.62 172.04 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc24 Approved 1973 [57] Classical albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006
5733 Stygis Fossae Stygis Fossae Mars 385 26.92 149.83 28.69 24.1 151.29 146.28 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Fossa, fossae FO mc15 Approved 1985 [57] Albedo feature name. Oct 1, 2006

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