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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Metis Mons
Clean Name Metis Mons
Feature ID 14628
Target Venus
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 74.00 °
Southmost Latitude 66.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 265.00 °
Westmost Longitude 241.00 °
Diameter 920.00 km
Center Latitude 71.00 °
Center Longitude 253.00 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 09, 2009
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek Titaness.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Dec 09, 2009 8:57 AM
Additional Information Name changed from Metis Regio December 9, 2009.

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