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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cherskaya Patera
Clean Name Cherskaya Patera
Feature ID 1174
Target Venus
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -5.20 °
Southmost Latitude -5.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 232.50 °
Westmost Longitude 232.50 °
Diameter 85.00 km
Center Latitude -5.20 °
Center Longitude 232.50 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Europe
Culture Russia
Origin Mavra Pavlovna; Russian explorer of E. Siberia, wife of Ivan Chersky (c. 1850 - c. 1900).
Reference [64] - Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes: Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM

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