Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tholus, tholi: Cotis Tholus on Venus

Cotis Tholus

Feature Name Cotis Tholus
Clean Name Cotis Tholus
Feature ID 1320
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
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Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Thracian goddess, mother of gods, similar to Cybele. Named changed from Cotis Mons.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM