Victoria Rupes

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Victoria Rupes
Feature type Rupes
Coordinates 50°54′N 31°06′W / 50.9°N 31.1°W / 50.9; -31.1Coordinates: 50°54′N 31°06′W / 50.9°N 31.1°W / 50.9; -31.1
Eponym Ship belonging to Ferdinand Magellan's expedition

Victoria Rupes is an escarpment at 50.9°N, 31.1°W in the Victoria quadrangle of Mercury. The quadrangle was named after this escarpment, and the escarpment itself was named after a ship belonging to the famous expedition of Ferdinand Magellan.