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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Heloha Fluctus
Clean Name Heloha Fluctus
Feature ID 14595
Target Venus
Feature Type Fluctus, fluctūs


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 78.10 °
Southmost Latitude 75.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 351.00 °
Westmost Longitude 336.00 °
Diameter 375.00 km
Center Latitude 77.00 °
Center Longitude 344.00 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 04, 2009
Continent North America
Culture Choktaw
Origin Choktaw (SE USA) female thunderbird.
Reference [26] - North American Indian Mythology, by Cottie Burland: Paul Hamlyn Pub. Group Ltd., London, 1968.
Updated Sep 04, 2009 7:40 AM

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