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Name Lat Long Diam
AOROUNGA center 19,22919,26111,7
AOROUNGA east19,451 19,50511,6
AOROUNGA north19,38819,32712


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The new structures Oun and Uri are not only aligned with Aorounga but are also aligned with this chain.
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