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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Pakoti Corona
Clean Name Pakoti Corona
Feature ID 14784
Target Venus
Feature Type Corona, coronae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -38.50 °
Southmost Latitude -39.25 °
Eastmost Longitude 43.00 °
Westmost Longitude 41.80 °
Diameter 75.00 km
Center Latitude -38.80 °
Center Longitude 42.40 °
Quad v45 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 16, 2010
Continent Oceania
Culture New Zealand
Origin Māori (New Zealand) mother of a highly culturally significant fiber plant, harakeke (“New Zealand flax”), ancestor and wife of Tāne, father of plants.
Reference [248] - Māori Religion and Mythology, by Edward Shortland: Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1882 (reprint by Kiwi Publishers, Christchurch, 1998).
Updated Dec 16, 2010 8:37 AM

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