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15672 Al-Idrisi Montes Al-Idrisi Montes Pluto 383 33.99 156.01 42.13 24.69 163 151.44 +E (0-360) AS - Arabian Mons, montes MO - Approved Aug 8, 2017 [59] Ash-Sharīf al-Idrīsī; Arabian mapmaker and geographer (1100–1165/66). Sep 15, 2017
15751 Baret Montes Baret Montes Pluto 170.39 14.6 157.8 18.7 10.49 161.3 154.29 +E (0-360) EU - France Mons, montes MO - Approved Apr 26, 2018 [475] Jeanne Baret (Baré); first woman to have completed circumnavigation voyage of the globe (1740-1807). Apr 26, 2018
15837 Elcano Montes Elcano Montes Pluto 488 -26.04 143.7 -14.62 -37.45 148.8 138.6 +E (0-360) EU - Spain Mons, montes MO - Approved May 30, 2019 [526] Juan Sebastián; Spanish explorer of Basque origin, who completed in 1522 the first circumnavigation of the Earth which started in 1519 under the leadership of Magellan (c.1476–1526). May 31, 2019
15671 Hillary Montes Hillary Montes Pluto 388 3.26 169.58 10.12 -6.58 175.98 161.84 +E (0-360) OC - New Zealand Mons, montes MO - Approved Aug 8, 2017 [59] Edmund; New Zealand mountaineer (1919–2008). Sep 15, 2017
15834 Piccard Mons Piccard Mons Pluto 257 -35.26 176.79 -29.2 -41.32 182.65 170.92 +E (0-360) EU - Switzerland Mons, montes MO - Approved May 30, 2019 [523] Auguste; Swiss-Belgian inventor and physicist known for his pioneering balloon flights into the Earth’s upper atmosphere up to 17 km (1884–1962). May 31, 2019
15836 Pigafetta Montes Pigafetta Montes Pluto 234 -6.83 146.44 -1.21 -12.45 148.54 144.33 +E (0-360) EU - Italy Mons, montes MO - Approved May 30, 2019 [525] Antonio; Italian scholar and explorer, whose journal is the only original description of the discoveries made during the first circumnavigation of the Earth which started in Spain in 1519 under the leadership of Magellan (c.1491 – c.1531). May 31, 2019
15670 Tenzing Montes Tenzing Montes Pluto 283 -15.61 177.38 -8.92 -22.56 181.37 172.13 +E (0-360) AS - Nepal Mons, montes MO - Approved Aug 8, 2017 [59] Tenzing Norgay; Nepalese (Sherpa) mountaineer (1914–1986). Sep 11, 2017
15835 Wright Mons Wright Mons Pluto 165 -21.36 173.24 -17.85 -24.86 177.26 169.21 +E (0-360) NA - United States Mons, montes MO - Approved May 30, 2019 [524] Orville (1871–1948) and Wilbur (1867–1912), brothers, U.S. aviation pioneers who invented, built, and flew in 1903 the world’s first successful powered heavier-than-air flying machine (airplane) with a pilot aboard. May 31, 2019

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