Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Mumbi on Rhea

Mumbi

Feature Name Mumbi
Clean Name Mumbi
Feature ID 14727
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Kenya
Quad -
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 17, 2010
Origin Mythological mother of the Kikuyu people (Kenya), wife of Gikuyu, the ancestor of the people, created by god Ngai, who took him on top of Kirinyaga (Mount Kenya) to show all the land given for him.
Last Updated Jun 17, 2010 1:33 PM