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792 Boeotia Macula Boeotia Macula Europa 30 -53.6 166.8 -53.1 -54.3 166.2 167.5 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1997 [19] Place where Cadmus led cow before it stopped at site of Thebes. Oct 1, 2006
1048 Castalia Macula Castalia Macula Europa 35 -1.6 225.7 -0.9 -2.2 225.1 226.2 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Macula, maculae MA - Approved 2003 [19] Greek; spring where Cadmus, brother of Europa, killed the dragon. Oct 1, 2006
1361 Cyclades Macula Cyclades Macula Europa 107 -62.5 191.3 -60.7 -64.1 189.6 194.2 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1997 [1] Islands where Rhadamanthys reigned. Oct 1, 2006
5967 Thera Macula Thera Macula Europa 95 -46.7 181.2 -44.9 -48.4 178.9 183.8 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1979 [19] Greek; place where Cadmus stopped in his search for Europa. Oct 1, 2006
5984 Thrace Macula Thrace Macula Europa 180.2 -45.9 172.1 -42.4 -48.9 169.8 174 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1979 [19] Place in northern Greece where Cadmus stopped in his search for Europa. Oct 1, 2006
6920 [Tyre Macula] Tyre Macula Europa 148 31.7 147 31.9 31.6 143.9 150.2 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Macula, maculae MA - Dropped 1979 [19] Greek; the seashore from which Zeus abducted Europa. Changed to Tyre. Mar 1, 2007

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