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Feature NameLatitudeLongitudeDiameter (km)Origin
Abu Nuwas17.4-20.4116Arab poet (c. 1756-1810).
Africanus Horton-51.5-41.2135(James Beale); Sierra Leonean author, folklorist (1835-1883).
Ahmad Baba58.5-126.8127Takruri Al-Massufi; Sudanese writer (1556-1627)
Al-Akhtal59.2-97102Arab poet (c. 640-710).
Al-Hamadhani38.8-89.7186Arab writer (d. 1007).
Al-Jahiz1.2-21.591Arab author (d. 869).
Alencar-63.5-103.5120Jose de; Brazilian novelist (1829-1877).
Amru Al-Qays12.3-175.650Arab poet (pre-Islamic).
Andal-47.7-37.7108(18th century).
Aristoxenus82-11.469Greek philosopher and musical theorist (fl. 4th century B.C.).
Asvaghosa10.4-2190Indian philosopher and poet (fl. A.D. 80-150).
Bach-68.5-103.4214J. S.; German composer (1685-1750).
Balagtas-22.6-13.798F.; Philippino writer (1788-1862).
Balzac10.3-144.180Honore de; French novelist (1799-1850).
Barma-41.3-162.8128Yakovlev; 16th Century Russian architect.
Bartok-29.6-134.6112Bela; Hungarian composer (1881-1945).
Basho-32.7-169.780Matsuo; Japanese poet (1644-1694).
Beethoven-20.8-123.6643Ludwig van; German composer of Flemish descent (1770-1827).
Belinskij-76-103.470Vissarion Grigoryevich; Russian literary critic and journalist (1811-1848).
Bello-18.9-120129Andres; Venezuelan poet and scholar (1781-1865).
Bernini-79.2-136.5146Gian Lorenzo; Italian sculptor and architect (1598-1680).
Bjornson73.1-109.288Bjornstjerne; Norwegian poet and dramatist (1832-1910).
Boccaccio-80.7-29.8142Giovanni; Italian poet and novelist (1313-1375).
Boethius-0.9-73.3129Anicius Manlius Severinus; Roman scholar (c. A.D. 470-524).
Botticelli63.7-109.6143Sandro; Italian painter (1445-1510).
Brahms58.5-176.296Johannes; German composer and pianist (1883-1897).
Bramante-47.5-61.8159Donato; Italian architect (1444-1514).
Bronte38.7-125.960Charlotte, Emily), Anne; English novelists and Branwell; author and painter.
Bruegel49.8-107.575Pieter; Flemish painter (1525-1569).
Brunelleschi-9.1-22.2134Filippo; Florentine architect (1377-1446).
Burns54.4-115.745Robert; Scottish national poet (1759-1796).
Byron-8.5-32.7105G. G.; English poet (1788-1824).
Callicrates-66.3-32.670Greek architect (5th century B.C.).
Camoes-70.6-69.670Luiz (Vas) de; Portuguese poet (c. 1524-1580).
Carducci-36.6-89.9117Giosue; Italian poet (1835-1907).
Cervantes-74.6-122181Miguel de; Spanish novelist, playwright and poet (1547-1616).
Cezanne-8.5-123.475Paul; French painter (1839-1906).
Chaikovskij7.4-50.4165P. I.; Russian composer (1840-1893).
Chao Meng-Fu-87.3-134.2167Chinese painter and calligrapher (1254-1322).
Chekhov-36.2-61.5199Anton; Russian playwright and writer (1860-1904).
Chiang K'ui13.8-102.735Chinese composer (12th century).
Chong Ch'ol46.4-116.2162Korean poet (1536-1593).
Chopin-65.1-123.1129Frederic; Polish-born French composer and pianist (1810-1849).
Chu Ta2.2-105.1110Chinese painter (c. 1625-1705).
Coleridge-55.9-66.7110Samuel Taylor; English poet (1772-1834).
Copley-38.4-85.230John Singleton; American painter (1738-1815).
Couperin29.8-151.480Francois; French composer (1688-1733).
Daro-26.5-10151Ruben; Nicaraguan poet, journalist (1867-1916).
Degas37.4-126.460Edgar; French painter (1834-1917).
Delacroix-44.7-129146Eugene; French painter (1798-1863).
Derzhavin44.9-35.3159Gavrila Romanovich; Russian poet (1743-1816).
Desprez80.8-90.750Josquin; French composer (c. 1440-1521).
Dickens-72.9-153.378Charles; English novelist (1812-1870).
Donne2.8-13.888John; English poet (1572-1631).
Dostoevskij-45.1-176.4411Fydor Mikhaylovich; Russian novelist (1821-1881).
Dowland-53.5-179.5100John; English composer (1562-1626).
Durer21.9-119180Albrecht; German painter (1471-1528).
Dvorak-9.6-11.982Anton; Bohemian composer (1841-1904).
Echegaray42.7-19.275Jose; Spanish dramatist, Nobel laureate (1832-1916).
Eitoku-22.1-156.9100Pseudonym of Kano Kuninobu; painter (1543-1590).
Equiano-40.2-30.799O.; Olavdah, West Africa (Benin) slave, writer (c. 1750-1797).
Fet-4.9-179.924Afanasy Afanasyevich; Russian poet (1820-1892).
Flaubert-13.7-72.295Gustave; French novelist (1821-1880).
Futabatei-16.2-8366S.; Japanese novelist (1864-1909).
Gainsborough-36.1176.7100Thomas; English painter (1727-1788).
Gauguin66.3-96.372Paul; French painter (1848-1903).
Ghiberti-48.4-80.2123Lorenzo; Italian sculptor (1378-1455).
Giotto12-55.8150Italian painter (c. 1271-1337).
Gluck37.3-18.1105Christoph Willibald; German composer (1714-1787).
Goethe78.5-44.5383Johann Wolfgang von; German poet and dramatist (1749-1832).
Gogol-28.1-146.487Nikolay; Russian dramatist and novelist (1809-1852).
Goya-7.2-152135Francisco (Jose) de Goy (y Lucientes); Spanish painter (1746-1828).
Grieg51.1-1465Edvard; Norwegian composer (1843-1907).
Guido d'Arezzo-38.7-18.366Italian musical theorist (c. 990-1050).
Hals-54.8-115100Frans; Dutch painter (1581/1585-1666).
Han Kan-71.6-143.850Chinese painter (720-780).
Handel3.4-33.8166G. F.; German-British composer (1685-1759).
Harunobu15-140.7110Suzuki (1720/1724-1770).
Hauptmann-23.7-179.9120Gerhart; German novelist and dramatist (1862-1946).
Hawthorne-51.3-115.1107Nathaniel; American novelist (1804-1864).
Haydn-27.3-71.6270J.; Austrian composer (1732-1809).
Heine32.6-124.175Heinrich; German poet (1797-1856).
Hesiod-58.5-35107Greek poet (c. 800 B.C.).
Hiroshige-13.4-26.7138A.; Japanese artist (1797-1858).
Hitomaro-16.2-15.8107Kakinomoto No; Japanese poet (c. 655-c. 700).
Holbein35.6-28.9113Hans (c. 1465-1524), and Hans (c. 1497-1543); German painters.
Holberg-67-61.161Ludvig; Norwegian-Danish writer (1684-1754).
Homer-1.2-36.2314Greek epic poet (8th or 9th century B.C.).
Horace-68.9-5258Roman poet (65-8 B.C.).
Hugo38.9-47198Victor; French writer, dramatist and poet (1802-1885).
Hun Kal-0.5-201.5Means "20" in Mayan language; 20th meridian passes through this crater.
Ibsen-24.1-35.6159Heinrich J.; Norwegian poet and dramatist (1828-1906).
Ictinus-79.1-165.2119Greek architect (5th century B.C.).
Imhotep-18.1-37.3159Egyptian physician and sage (c. 2686-2613 B.C.).
Ives-32.9-111.420Charles; American composer (1874-1954).
Janacek56-153.847Leos; Czechoslovakian composer (1854-1928).
Jokai72.4-135.3106Mor; Hungarian novelist (1825-1904).
Judah Ha-Levi10.9-107.780Judah; Jewish poet and religious philosopher (c. 1075-1141).
Kalidasa-18.1-179.2107Indian poet and dramatist (c. 5th century).
Keats-69.9-154.5115John; English poet (1795-1821).
Kenko-21.5-16.199Yashida Ca; Japanese writer (1283-1352).
Khansa-59.7-51.9111Al; Arab woman poet.
Kosho60.1-138.265Japanese sculptor (13th century).
Kuan Han-Ch'ing29.4-52.4151Chinese dramatist (c. 1241-1320).
Kuiper-11.3-31.162Gerard P.; Dutch-American astronomer, member of Mariner Imaging Team.
Kurosawa-53.4-21.8159K.; (18th century).
Leopardi-73179.972G.; Italian poet, scholar, and philosopher (1798-1837).
Lermontov15.2-48.1152Mikhail Yurevich; Russian poet (1814-1841).
Lessing-28.7-89.7100Gotthold Ephraim; German critic and dramatist (1729-1781).
Li Ch'ing-Chao-77.1-73.161Chinese poet (1081-c. 1141).
Li Po16.9-35120Chinese poet (701-762).
Liang K'ai-40.3177.2140Chinese painter (c. 1140-1210).
Liszt-16.1-168.185Franz; Hungarian piano virtuoso and composer (1811-1886).
Lu Hsun0-23.498(Chou Shu-Jen); Chinese writer (1881-1936).
Lysippus0.8-132.5140Greek sculptor (4th century B.C.).
Ma Chih-Yuan-60.4-78179Chinese dramatist (fl. 1251).
Machaut-1.9-82.1106Guillaume de; French poet and composer (c. 1300-1377).
Mahler-20-18.7103Gustav; Austrian composer (1860-1911).
Mansart73.2-118.795Jules Hardouin; French architect (c. 1646-1708).
Mansur47.8-162.6100Ustad; Indian painter (17th century).
March31.1-175.570Ausias; Spanish (Catalan) poet (1397-1459).
Mark Twain-11.2-137.9149(Samuel Clemens); American novelist, satirist (1835-1910).
Marti-75.6-164.668Jose Julian Marti y Perez; Cuban poet and essayist (1853-1895).
Martial69.1-177.151Marcus Valerius; Roman epigrammist (c. A.D. 40-c. 103).
Matisse-24-89.8186Henri; French painter and sculptor (1869-1954).
Melville21.5-10.1154Herman; American novelist (1819-1891).
Mena-0.2-124.452Juan de; Spanish poet (1411-1456).
Mendes Pinto-61.3-17.8214F.; Portuguese prose author (c. 1510-1583).
Michelangelo-45-109.1216Buonarroti; Italian painter, sculptor and architect (1475-1564).
Mickiewicz23.6-103.1100Adam Bernard; Polish poet (1798-1855).
Milton-26.2-174.8186John; English poet (1608-1674).
Mistral4.5-54110Gabriela; Chilean poet (1889-1957).
Mofolo-37.7-28.2114Thomas; South African (Lesotho) novelist (1876/77-1948).
Moliere15.6-16.9132Jean Baptiste Poquelin; French dramatist and satirist (1622-1673).
Monet44.4-10.3303Claude; French painter (1840-1926).
Monteverdi63.8-77.3138Claudi; Italian composer (1567-1643).
Mozart8169.5270W. A.; Austrian composer (1756-1791).
Murasaki-12.6-30.2130Shikibu; Japanese novelist and poet (978-1014/1026).
Mussorgskij32.8-96.5125Modest; Russian composer (1839-1881).
Myron70.9-79.331Greek sculptor (fl. c. 480-440 B.C.).
Nampeyo-40.6-50.152Hopi potter (c. 1860-1942).
Nervo43-17963Amado; Mexican poet (1870-1919).
Neumann-37.3-34.5120B.; German architect (1687-1753).
Nizama71.5-16576Elyas Yusof Ganjavi; Persian epic poet (c. 1141-1209).
Okyo-69.1-75.865Maruyama; Japanese painter (1733-1795).
Ovid-69.5-22.544Publius Ovidius Naso; Roman poet (43 B.C.-A.D. 17).
Petrarch-30.6-26.2171Francesco; Italian poet (1304-1374).
Phidias8.7-149.3160Greek sculptor (fl. c. 490-430 B.C.).
Philoxenus-8.7-111.590Greek lyric poet (436-380 B.C.).
Pigalle-38.5-9.5154Jean Baptiste; French sculptor (1714-1785).
Po Chu-I-7.2-165.168Chinese poet (772-846).
Po Ya-46.2-20.2103(8th century B.C.).
Polygnotus-0.3-68.4133Greek painter (c. 500-400 B.C.).
Praxiteles27.3-59.2182Greek sculptor (fl. 370-330 B.C.).
Proust19.7-46.7157Marcel; French novelist (1871-1922).
Puccini-65.3-46.870Giacomo; Italian composer (1858-1924).
Purcell81.3-146.891Henry; English composer (c. 1659-1695).
Pushkin-66.3-22.4231Alecksandr Sergeyevich; Russian poet (1799-1837).
Rabelais-61-62.4141Francois; French writer (c. 1483-1553).
Rajnis4.5-95.882Ya; Latvian poet (1865-1925).
Rameau-54.9-37.551Jean Philippe; French composer (1683-1764).
Raphael-19.9-75.9343Raffaello Sanzio; Italian painter (1483-1520).
Ravel-12-3875Maurice; French composer (1875-1937).
Renoir-18.6-51.5246Pierre Auguste; French painter (1841-1919).
Repin-19.2-63107Ilya Yefimovich; Russian painter (1844-1930).
Riemenschneider-52.8-99.6145Tilman; German sculptor (c. 1460-1531).
Rilke-45.2-12.386Rainer Maria; German poet (1875-1926).
Rimbaud-62-14885Arthur; French poet (1854-1891).
Rodin21.1-18.2229Auguste; French sculptor (1840-1917).
Rubens59.8-74.1175Peter Paul; Flemish painter (1577-1640).
Rublev-15.1-156.8132Andrey; Russian painter (c. 1370-1430).
Rudaki-4-51.1120Persian poet (c. 859-940/941).
Rude-32.8-79.675Francois; French sculptor (1784-1855).
Rumi-24.1-104.775Jalal Ad-Din, also Mawlana; Persian poet and Sufi mystic (1207-1273).
Sadi-78.6-5668Persian poet (c. 1213-1291/1292).
Saikaku72.9-176.388Ihara; Japanese novelist and poet (1642-1693).
Sarmiento-29.8172.3145Domingo Faustino; Argentine writer (1811-1888).
Sayat-Nova-28.4-122.1158Aruthin Sayadian; Armenian/Georgian song writer (1712-1795).
Scarlatti40.5-100129Domenico (1685-1757) and Alessandro (1660-1725); Italian composers.
Schoenberg-16-135.729Arnold; Austrian-American composer (1874-1951).
Schubert-43.4-54.3185Franz S.; Austrian composer (1797-1828).
Scopas-81.1-172.9105Greek sculptor and architect (fl. 4th century B.C.).
Sei-64.3-89.1113Shonagun; Japanese diarist and poet (c. 966-1013).
Shakespeare49.7-150.9370William; English poet and dramatist (1564-1616).
Shelley-47.8-127.8164Percy Bysshe; English poet (1792-1822).
Shevchenko-53.8-46.5137Taras Hryhorovych; Ukrainian poet (1814-1861).
Sholem Aleichem50.4-87.7200(Yakov Rabinowitz); Yiddish writer (1859-1916).
Sibelius-49.6-144.790Jean; Finnish composer (1865-1957).
Simonides-29.1-4595Greek lyric poet (556-468 B.C.).
Sinan15.5-29.8147Joseph; Turkish architect (1489-1588).
Smetana-48.5-70.2190Bedrich; Czechoslovakian composer (1824-1884).
Snorri-9-82.919Sturluson; Icelandic saga writer and poet (1179-1241).
Sophocles-7-145.7150Greek dramatist (c. 496-406 B.C.).
Sor Juana49-23.993Ines de la Cruz; Mexican writer (1651-1695).
Soseki38.9-37.790Natsume (Kinosaka); Japanese novelist (1867-1916).
Sotatsu-49.1-18.1165Tawaraya; Japanese artist (1600-1643).
Spitteler-68.6-61.868Carl; Swiss epic poet (1845-1924).
Stravinsky50.5-73.5190Igor Fyodorovich; Russian-born American composer (1882-1971).
Strindberg53.7-135.3190August; Swedish playwright, novelist, and short-story writer (1849-1912).
Sullivan-16.9-86.3145Louis; American architect (1856-1924).
Sur Das-47.1-93.3132Indian poet (1483-1563).
Surikov-37.1-124.6120Vassily; Russian painter (1848-1916).
Takanobu30.8-108.280Fujiwara; Japanese poet and portrait artist (1142-1205).
Takayoshi-37.5-163.1139Japanese painter (12th century).
Tansen3.9-70.934Indian (Mogul) composer from the court of Akbar.
Thakur-3-63.5118R.; Bengalese poet and novelist, Nobel Peace laureate (1861-1941).
Theophanes-4.9-142.445Byzantine painter (c. 1330-1405).
Thoreau5.9-132.380Henry David; American poet and philosopher (1817-1862).
Tintoretto-48.1-22.992Italian painter (1518-1594).
Titian-3.6-42.1121Tiziano Vecellio; Italian Renaissance painter (c. 1488/90-1576).
Tolstoj-16.3-163.5390Lev N.; Russian novelist (1828-1910).
Ts'ai Wen-Chi22.8-22.2119Han dynasty composer (second century A.D.).
Ts'ao Chan-13.4-142110Chinese writer (c. 1715-1763).
Tsurayuki-63-21.387Ki (Kino); noted Japanese man of letters (c. 945).
Tung Yan73.6-5564Chinese painter (10th century).
Turgenev65.7-135116Ivan Sergeyevich; Russian writer (1818-1883).
Tyagaraja3.7-148.4105Indian composer (1767-1847).
Unkei-31.9-62.7123Japanese sculptor (c. 1148-1223).
Ustad Isa-32.1-165.3136Turkish/Persian architect (17th century).
Valmiki-23.5-141221Sanskrit poet, author of the Ramayala (1st century B.C.).
Van Dijck76.7-163.8105Anthony; Flemish painter (1599-1641).
Van Eyck43.2-158.8282Jan; Flemish painter (c. 1395-1441).
van Gogh-76.5-134.9104Vincent Willem; Dutch painter (1853-1890).
Velazquez37.5-53.7129Diego; Spanish painter (1599-1660).
Verdi64.7-168.6163Giuseppe; Italian composer (1813-1901).
Vincente-56.8-142.498Gil; Portuguese dramatist (c. 1465-1537).
Vivaldi13.7-85213Antonio; Italian composer (1678-1741).
Vlaminck28-12.797Maurice de; French painter (1876-1958).
Vyasa48.3-81.1290Indian poet (fl. 1500 B.C.).
Wagner-67.4-114140Richard; German composer (1813-1883).
Wang Meng8.8-103.8165Chinese painter (1308-1385).
Wergeland-38-56.542Henrik Arnold; Norwegian poet (1808-1845).
Whitman41.4-110.470Walter; American poet (1819-1892).
Wren24.3-35.2221Christopher; English architect (1632-1723).
[Yakovlev]000Crater name changed to Barma.
Yeats9.2-34.6100William Butler; Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939).
Yun Son-Do-72.5-109.468Korean poet (1587-1671).
Zeami-3.1-147.2120Motokiyo; Japanese dramatist and playwright (c. 1363-1443).
Zola50.1-177.380Emile; French novelist (1840-1902).