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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cataquil Patera
Clean Name Cataquil Patera
Feature ID 1054
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -21.77 °
Southmost Latitude -25.97 °
Eastmost Longitude 15.10 °
Westmost Longitude 18.47 °
Diameter 133.95 km
Center Latitude -23.89 °
Center Longitude 16.57 °
Northmost Latitude -22.30 °
Southmost Latitude -25.91 °
Eastmost Longitude 15.19 °
Westmost Longitude 18.31 °
Diameter 117.66 km
Center Latitude -24.21 °
Center Longitude 16.66 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent South and Central America
Ethnicity Inca
Origin Inca god of thunder and lightning.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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