Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Carancho Patera on Io

Carancho Patera

Feature Name Carancho Patera
Clean Name Carancho Patera
Feature ID 1015
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 1.84 °
Southernmost Latitude 1.02 °
Easternmost Longitude 316.74 °
Westernmost Longitude 317.62 °
Diameter 30.04 km
Center Latitude 1.43 °
Center Longitude 317.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 1.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 1.13 °
Easternmost Longitude 316.81 °
Westernmost Longitude 317.74 °
Diameter 30.61 km
Center Latitude 1.52 °
Center Longitude 317.28 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [14] - South American Mythology, by Harold Osborne: Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1968.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Bolivian legendary hero who received fire from an owl.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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