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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Akycha
Clean Name Akycha
Feature ID 143
Target Callisto
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 73.50 °
Southmost Latitude 71.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 315.40 °
Westmost Longitude 321.50 °
Diameter 81.00 km
Center Latitude 72.60 °
Center Longitude 318.70 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent North America
Culture Eskimo
Origin Alaskan name of the sun.
Reference [26] - North American Indian Mythology, by Cottie Burland: Paul Hamlyn Pub. Group Ltd., London, 1968.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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