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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
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
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
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
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
1548 Discovery Rupes Discovery Rupes Mercury 412 -54.7 37.24 -50.57 -58.04 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 - 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
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
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
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
2410 Heemskerck Rupes Heemskerck Rupes Mercury 320 27.3 124.31 30.12 24.48 121.63 126.6 +W (0-360) EU - 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
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
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
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
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
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
15235 Paramour Rupes Paramour Rupes Mercury 616 -0.08 212.54 5.64 -5.97 212.05 215.04 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-08 Approved 2014-02-12 00:00:00.0 [330] English; research vessel of the Royal Navy used to study magnetism, longitude, and navigation problems, commanded by Edmond Halley from 1698 to 1699. 2016-10-12 12:27:59.067
4813 Pourquoi-Pas Rupes Pourquoi Pas Rupes Mercury 164.65 -58.54 156.17 -56.5 -59.4 153.07 158.89 +W (0-360) EU - France Rupes, rupēs RU H-12 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [80] French; Charcot's ship to explore Antarctica, 1908-10. 2011-03-07 10:53:16.494031
5003 Resolution Rupes Resolution Rupes Mercury 139 -63.25 50.66 -62.11 -64.15 48.62 53.72 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] English; one of Cook's ships, second expedition to Pacific, 1772-75. 2016-10-13 09:27:37.044
5312 Santa María Rupes Santa Maria Rupes Mercury 227 5.81 20 7.94 3.48 18.89 21.34 +W (0-360) EU - Spain Rupes, rupēs RU H-06 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Spanish; Columbus' flagship, first voyage to America, 1492. 2016-10-13 10:08:26.935
15136 Terror Rupes Terror Rupes Mercury 229.62 -72.06 275.69 -70.43 -72.97 269.02 283.51 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-15 Approved 2013-06-03 00:00:00.0 [297] English; ship of discovery that took part in the Ross Antarctic expedition (1839-1843) and Franklin Arctic expedition (1845). 2013-06-03 12:43:11.594
15471 Unity Rupes Unity Rupes Mercury 350 27.16 275.2 29.18 24.01 271.87 277.58 +W (0-360) EU - England Rupes, rupēs RU H-05 Approved 2016-01-30 00:00:00.0 [390] English vessel which took Edmond Halley to Saint Helena in 1676 to conduct a survey of the stars in the southern hemisphere. While there, Halley observed the 1677 transit of Mercury which enabled him to make one of the earliest calculations to estimate the size of the solar system. 2016-10-07 12:00:20.172
6379 Victoria Rupes Victoria Rupes Mercury 347 52.71 34.16 56.4 48.73 33.55 36.14 +W (0-360) EU - Spain Rupes, rupēs RU H-02 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] Spanish; Magellan's and Del Cano's ship, first voyage around the world. 2016-10-14 10:33:44.637
6450 Vostok Rupes Vostok Rupes Mercury 124 -37.88 19.6 -36.32 -38.81 18.29 20.13 +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. 2016-10-14 10:48:52.598
6704 Zarya Rupes Zarya Rupes Mercury 128 -42.73 20.42 -41.79 -43.3 19.18 22.57 +W (0-360) EU - Soviet Rupes, rupēs RU H-11 Approved 1976-01-01 00:00:00.0 [59] USSR; Motor-sail schooner to study Earth's magnetic field, 1953. 2016-10-14 12:13:30.868
6710 Zeehaen Rupes Zeehaen Rupes Mercury 164 49.64 158.15 50.85 47.76 156.27 159.07 +W (0-360) EU - 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. 2016-10-14 12:16:38.34

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