Talk:List of mountains on Mars

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If Aeolis Mons redirects to Mount Sharp (Mars), and this is unlikely to change, they ought not to be linked separately (giving the illusion of two distinct links). —Tamfang (talk) 19:08, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

East/West errors[edit]

This list needs full recheck of coordinates. I think, it was (partially) made from the db from xephem: mars_db (1st external link in article). This DB uses North/West coordinate system ("# Name | Latitude, degs +N | Longitude, degs +W | Diameter, km | Feature Type"). But the list is given in North/East coordinates.

There is more actual database of montes from USGS, which can be used to regenerate the list: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature (Mars,montes)


Mont The List (North/East) marsDB (North/West) USGS (North/East)
Ascraeus Mons 11.9°N 104.5°E 11.3 104.5 11.92 255.92
Erebus Montes 36.0°N 175.0°E 39.9 170.5 35.66 185.02
Nereidum Montes 38.9°S 44.0°E -41 43.5 -37.57 316.79
Tanaica Montes 39.8°N 91.1°E  ? 39.55 269.17
Phlegra Montes 41.1°N 194.8°E 40.9 197.4 40.4 163.71

Same problem was mentioned here: User_talk:Bryan_Derksen/Archive_15#List_of_Terrae_on_Mars `a5b (talk) 21:18, 14 August 2012 (UTC)