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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Harahvaiti Fossa

Basic Info

Feature Name Harahvaiti Fossa
Clean Name Harahvaiti Fossa
Feature ID 14762
Target Rhea
Feature Type Fossa, fossae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -31.00 °
Southmost Latitude -41.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 167.00 °
Westmost Longitude 175.00 °
Diameter 190.00 km
Center Latitude -36.00 °
Center Longitude 171.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 06, 2010
Continent Asia
Ethnicity Persian
Origin Beautiful land created by Persian god Ahura Mazda (Ormazd); modern Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Reference [245] - Sun Songs: Creation Myths from around the World, by Raymond Van Over: Mentor Books, New York, 1980.
Updated Aug 06, 2010 8:55 AM

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