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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Colchis Regio
Clean Name Colchis Regio
Feature ID 1265
Target Io
Feature Type Regio, regiones


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 29.96 °
Southmost Latitude -22.95 °
Eastmost Longitude 160.23 °
Westmost Longitude 252.16 °
Diameter 2373.09 km
Center Latitude 1.63 °
Center Longitude 205.01 °
Northmost Latitude 30.15 °
Southmost Latitude -22.67 °
Eastmost Longitude 162.72 °
Westmost Longitude 252.29 °
Diameter 2860.00 km
Center Latitude 2.47 °
Center Longitude 208.42 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Greek; Io passed through this part of Asia Minor in her wanderings.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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