Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Chasma, chasmata: Drepanum Chasma on Dione

Drepanum Chasma

Feature Name Drepanum Chasma
Clean Name Drepanum Chasma
Feature ID 14377
Target Dione
Feature Type Chasma, chasmata
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 17, 2008
Origin Coastal town of Sicily where Aeneas found a safe harbor during a raging storm, and where Anchises died.
Last Updated May 28, 2008 1:26 PM