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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Sarasvati Mons
Clean Name Sarasvati Mons
Feature ID 14596
Target Venus
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 76.40 °
Southmost Latitude 75.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 358.00 °
Westmost Longitude 351.00 °
Diameter 200.00 km
Center Latitude 75.70 °
Center Longitude 354.50 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 04, 2009
Continent Asia
Culture Hindu
Origin Hindu river goddess revered as a great fertilizing and purifying mother.
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Sep 04, 2009 7:43 AM

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