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3970 Mons Agnes Mons Agnes Moon 0 18.66 5.34 18.66 18.66 5.34 5.34 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1979 - Greek female name. Oct 18, 2010
3971 Mons Ampère Mons Ampere Moon 29.96 19.32 -3.71 19.82 18.93 -3.3 -4.06 +E (0-180) EU - France Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1935 [75] André-Marie; French physicist (1775-1836). Oct 18, 2010
3972 Mons André Mons Andre Moon 10.52 5.18 120.56 5.39 4.99 120.7 120.45 +E (0-180) EU - France Mons, montes MO LAC-65 Approved 1976 - French male name. Oct 18, 2010
3973 Mons Ardeshir Mons Ardeshir Moon 7.1 5.03 121.04 5.15 4.91 121.1 120.99 +E (0-180) AS - Persian Mons, montes MO LAC-65 Approved 1976 - Persian male name. Oct 18, 2010
3974 Mons Argaeus Mons Argaeus Moon 61.48 19.33 29.01 20.35 18.71 30.04 28.06 +E (0-180) AS - Turkey Mons, montes MO LAC-42 Approved 1935 [66] Named from peak in Asia Minor (now Erciyas Dagi). Oct 18, 2010
3975 Mons Bradley Mons Bradley Moon 76.49 21.73 0.38 22.87 20.61 1.25 -0.53 +E (0-180) EU - Great Britain Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1961 [89] James; British astronomer (1693-1762). Oct 18, 2010
3976 Mons Delisle Mons Delisle Moon 32.42 29.42 -35.79 29.98 28.91 -35.38 -36.11 +E (0-180) EU - France Mons, montes MO LAC-39 Approved 1985 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
3977 Mons Dieter Mons Dieter Moon 20.41 5 120.3 5.36 4.69 120.44 120.12 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-65 Approved 1976 - German male name. Oct 18, 2010
3978 Mons Dilip Mons Dilip Moon 1.37 5.58 120.87 5.6 5.56 120.89 120.84 +E (0-180) AS - India Mons, montes MO LAC-65 Approved 1976 - Indian male name. Oct 18, 2010
3979 Mons Esam Mons Esam Moon 7.92 14.61 35.71 14.74 14.48 35.77 35.65 +E (0-180) AS - Arabian Mons, montes MO LAC-61 Approved 1979 - Arabic male name. Oct 18, 2010
6872 [Mons Euler] Mons Euler Moon 0 23.3 -29.2 23.3 23.3 -29.2 -29.2 +E (0-180) EU - Switzerland Mons, montes MO LAC-40 Dropped 1976 - Leonhard; Swiss mathematician (1707-1783). Name changed to Mons Vinogradov in 1977. Oct 18, 2010
3980 Mons Ganau Mons Ganau Moon 13.49 4.79 120.59 5.01 4.57 120.72 120.45 +E (0-180) Mons, montes MO LAC-65 Approved 1976 - African male name. Oct 18, 2010
3981 Mons Gruithuisen Delta Mons Gruithuisen Delta Moon 27.24 36.07 -39.59 36.55 35.66 -39.09 -40.05 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-23 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
3982 Mons Gruithuisen Gamma Mons Gruithuisen Gamma Moon 19.65 36.56 -40.72 36.94 36.18 -40.33 -41.12 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-23 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
3983 Mons Hadley Mons Hadley Moon 26.4 26.69 4.12 27.13 26.32 4.4 3.74 +E (0-180) EU - Great Britain Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1935 [66] John, British instrument maker (1682-1744). Oct 18, 2010
3984 Mons Hadley Delta Mons Hadley Delta Moon 17.24 25.72 3.71 25.99 25.44 3.86 3.46 +E (0-180) EU - Great Britain Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1935 [66] Named from nearby mountain (Mons Hadley). Oct 18, 2010
3985 Mons Hansteen Mons Hansteen Moon 30.65 -12.19 -50.21 -11.66 -12.67 -49.74 -50.6 +E (0-180) EU - Sweden Mons, montes MO LAC-74 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
3986 Mons Herodotus Mons Herodotus Moon 6.77 27.5 -52.94 27.6 27.42 -52.8 -53.08 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Mons, montes MO LAC-38 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
3987 Mons Huygens Mons Huygens Moon 41.97 19.92 -2.86 20.58 19.2 -2.44 -3.32 +E (0-180) EU - The Netherlands (Dutch) Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1961 [67] Christiaan; Dutch astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1629-1695). Oct 18, 2010
3988 Mons La Hire Mons La Hire Moon 21.71 27.66 -25.51 27.88 27.49 -25.12 -25.95 +E (0-180) EU - France Mons, montes MO LAC-40 Approved 1935 [67] Philippe De; French mathematician, astronomer (1640-1718). Oct 18, 2010
3989 Mons Maraldi Mons Maraldi Moon 15.9 20.34 35.5 20.57 20.11 35.78 35.22 +E (0-180) EU - Italy Mons, montes MO LAC-43 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
3990 Mons Moro Mons Moro Moon 13.68 -11.84 -19.84 -11.61 -12.05 -19.71 -20.01 +E (0-180) EU - Italy Mons, montes MO LAC-76 Approved 1976 - Antonio Lazzaro; Italian Earth scientist (1687-1764). Oct 18, 2010
3991 Mons Penck Mons Penck Moon 37.59 -10 21.74 -9.54 -10.44 22.3 21.07 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-78 Approved 1976 - Albrecht; German geographer (1858-1945). Oct 18, 2010
3992 Mons Pico Mons Pico Moon 24.42 45.82 -8.87 46.15 45.44 -8.42 -9.39 +E (0-180) EU - Spain Mons, montes MO LAC-25 Approved 1935 [66] Spanish for "peak." Oct 18, 2010
3993 Mons Piton Mons Piton Moon 22.5 40.72 -0.92 41.08 40.32 -0.54 -1.29 +E (0-180) AF - Canary Is. Mons, montes MO LAC-25 Approved 1935 [66] Named from Mt. Piton on Tenerife Islands. Oct 18, 2010
3994 Mons Rümker Mons Rumker Moon 73.25 40.76 -58.38 41.88 39.37 -56.68 -59.84 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-23 Approved 1935 [66] Karl Ludwig Christian; German astronomer (1788-1862). Oct 18, 2010
15785 Mons Tai Mons Tai Moon 24 -44.56 175.83 -44.21 -44.9 176.24 175.42 +E (0-180) AS - China Mons, montes MO LAC-119 Approved Feb 4, 2019 [74] Named from terrestrial Mount Tai, in Shandong, China. Feb 4, 2019
3995 Mons Usov Mons Usov Moon 13.23 11.91 63.26 12.15 11.69 63.43 63.1 +E (0-180) EU - Soviet Mons, montes MO LAC-62 Approved 1979 [176] Mikhail Antonovich; Soviet geologist (1883-1939). Oct 18, 2010
3996 Mons Vinogradov Mons Vinogradov Moon 28.73 22.35 -32.52 22.81 21.92 -31.96 -32.99 +E (0-180) EU - Soviet Mons, montes MO LAC-39 Approved 1979 - Aleksandr Pavlovich; Soviet geochemist and cosmochemist (1895-1975). Formerly Mons Euler Oct 18, 2010
3997 Mons Vitruvius Mons Vitruvius Moon 44.28 19.33 30.74 19.9 18.72 31.36 30.27 +E (0-180) EU - Roman Mons, montes MO LAC-43 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
3998 Mons Wolff Mons Wolff Moon 32.87 16.88 -6.8 17.55 16.46 -6.33 -7.37 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1961 [67] Christian, Baron von; German philosopher (1679-1754). Oct 18, 2010
4000 Mont Blanc Mont Blanc Moon 21.57 45.41 0.44 45.73 45.02 0.77 0.03 +E (0-180) EU - France Mons, montes MO LAC-25 Approved 1935 [66] Named for terrestrial mountain in Alps. Oct 18, 2010
4002 Montes Agricola Montes Agricola Moon 159.76 29.06 -54.07 30.64 27.2 -51.73 -56.41 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-38 Approved 1976 - Georgius; German Earth scientist (1494-1555). Oct 18, 2010
4003 Montes Alpes Montes Alpes Moon 334.48 48.36 -0.58 52.81 42.04 3.22 -5.6 +E (0-180) EU - Switzerland Mons, montes MO LAC-12 Approved 1935 [66] Named from terrestrial Alps. Oct 18, 2010
4004 Montes Apenninus Montes Apenninus Moon 599.67 19.87 0.03 28.47 14.63 7.34 -10.21 +E (0-180) EU - Italy Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1961 [67] Named from terrestrial Apennines. Oct 18, 2010
4005 Montes Archimedes Montes Archimedes Moon 146.54 25.39 -5.25 27.89 23.11 -3.3 -7.55 +E (0-180) EU - Greek Mons, montes MO LAC-41 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
4006 Montes Carpatus Montes Carpatus Moon 333.59 14.57 -23.62 17.51 13.37 -18.15 -29.25 +E (0-180) EU - Romania (Rumania) Mons, montes MO LAC-58 Approved 1961 [66] Named from terrestrial Carpathians. Oct 18, 2010
4007 Montes Caucasus Montes Caucasus Moon 443.51 37.52 9.93 44.26 30.53 14.27 6.06 +E (0-180) EU - Caucasus Mons, montes MO LAC-25 Approved 1961 [67] Named from terrestrial Caucasus Mountains. Oct 18, 2010
4008 Montes Cordillera Montes Cordillera Moon 963.5 -19.44 -94.93 -4.17 -34.89 -78.29 -112.04 +E (0-180) EU - Spain Mons, montes MO LAC-108 Approved 1961 [67] Spanish for "mountain chain." Jun 5, 2012
4009 Montes Haemus Montes Haemus Moon 384.66 17.11 12.03 23.16 14.08 21.14 4.66 +E (0-180) EU - Bulgaria Mons, montes MO LAC-42 Approved 1961 [67] Named for range in the Balkans. Oct 18, 2010
4010 Montes Harbinger Montes Harbinger Moon 92.7 26.89 -41.29 28.47 25.56 -40.35 -42.53 +E (0-180) EU - Latin Mons, montes MO LAC-39 Approved 1961 [67] Harbingers of dawn on crater Aristarchus. Oct 18, 2010
4011 Montes Jura Montes Jura Moon 420.8 47.49 -36.11 48.68 41.06 -27.64 -37.77 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-24 Approved 1961 [67] Named from terrestrial Jura Mountains. Oct 18, 2010
4012 Montes Pyrenaeus Montes Pyrenaeus Moon 251.33 -14.05 41.51 -10.21 -18.19 42.97 39.56 +E (0-180) EU - Spain Mons, montes MO LAC-79 Approved 1961 [67] Named from terrestrial Pyrenees. Oct 18, 2010
4013 Montes Recti Montes Recti Moon 83.24 48.3 -19.72 48.89 47.95 -17.7 -21.83 +E (0-180) EU - Latin Mons, montes MO LAC-12 Approved 1961 [67] Latin for "straight range." Oct 18, 2010
4014 Montes Riphaeus Montes Riphaeus Moon 190.12 -7.48 -27.6 -4.75 -10.63 -25.39 -29.02 +E (0-180) EU - Russia Mons, montes MO LAC-76 Approved 1961 [67] Named from range in Asia (now Ural Mountains). Oct 18, 2010
4015 Montes Rook Montes Rook Moon 682.28 -19.49 -94.95 -8.05 -30.55 -83.1 -106.17 +E (0-180) EU - Great Britain Mons, montes MO LAC-108 Approved 1964 [67] Lawrence; British astronomer (1622-1666). Jun 5, 2012
4016 Montes Secchi Montes Secchi Moon 52.47 2.72 43.17 3.46 1.97 43.62 42.73 +E (0-180) EU - Italy Mons, montes MO LAC-61 Approved 1976 - Named from nearby crater. Oct 18, 2010
4017 Montes Spitzbergen Montes Spitzbergen Moon 59.19 34.47 -5.21 35.55 33.55 -4.67 -5.84 +E (0-180) EU - Germany Mons, montes MO LAC-25 Approved 1961 [67] German for "sharp peaks", and named for resemblance to the terrestrial island group. Oct 18, 2010
4018 Montes Taurus Montes Taurus Moon 166.16 27.32 40.34 30.07 24.34 43.26 37.25 +E (0-180) AS - Turkey Mons, montes MO LAC-43 Approved 1935 [66] Named from terrestrial Taurus Mts. Oct 18, 2010
4019 Montes Teneriffe Montes Teneriffe Moon 111.98 47.89 -13.19 49.21 46.49 -10.6 -15.63 +E (0-180) AF - Canary Is. Mons, montes MO LAC-25 Approved 1935 [66] Named from terrestrial island. Oct 18, 2010

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