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

Ezili Tholus

Feature Name Ezili Tholus
Clean Name Ezili Tholus
Feature ID 14220
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Benin
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Reference [127] - Goddesses in World Mythology, by Martha Ann and Dorothy Myers Imel: ABC-CLIO, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 25, 2006
Origin Benin (West Africa) goddess of "sweet water," beauty, and love.
Last Updated Jan 16, 2007 4:04 PM