Astronomy:List of Labes on Mars

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Labes (plural: labes) is a Latin word used by exogeologists to refer to chaotic regions, featuring ridges and steep valleys, in the Valles Marineris region of Mars. Labes are named after the nearest classical albedo feature.

List of labes

This is a list of all named labes. Planetocentric coordinates are given as planetocentric latitude with east longitude.

Labes Coordinates Diameter (km) Approval date Named after Refs
Baetis Labēs 3°40′S 288°32′E / 3.67°S 288.54°E / -3.67; 288.54 (Baetis) 88 2017 Classical albedo feature, Baetis WGPSN
Candor Labes 4°45′S 283°48′E / 4.75°S 283.8°E / -4.75; 283.8 (Candor) 134.94 1988 From classical albedo feature at 5N, 75W WGPSN
Ceti Labes 6°47′S 284°16′E / 6.78°S 284.27°E / -6.78; 284.27 (Ceti) 11.05 2012 Classical albedo features name WGPSN
Coprates Labes 11°46′S 292°06′E / 11.77°S 292.1°E / -11.77; 292.1 (Coprates) 61.97 1985 From albedo feature at 14S, 65W WGPSN
Ius Labes 7°31′S 281°24′E / 7.52°S 281.4°E / -7.52; 281.4 (Ius) 61.18 1988 Classical albedo feature name WGPSN
Melas Labes 8°30′S 288°18′E / 8.5°S 288.3°E / -8.5; 288.3 (Melas) 107.24 1985 Classical albedo feature at 10S, 74W WGPSN
Ophir Labes 10°59′S 291°30′E / 10.98°S 291.5°E / -10.98; 291.5 (Ophir) 92.53 1985 Classical albedo feature at 10S, 65W WGPSN