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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Lagado Planitia

Basic Info

Feature Name Lagado Planitia
Clean Name Lagado Planitia
Feature ID 14867
Target Phobos
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 28.00 °
Southmost Latitude 10.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 220.00 °
Westmost Longitude 242.00 °
Diameter 4.00 km
Center Latitude 19.00 °
Center Longitude 231.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jul 28, 2011
Continent Europe
Culture Ireland
Origin Fictional city in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, ruled by a tyrannical king from the flying island Laputa.
Reference [191] - Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, New York, 1967.
Updated Aug 01, 2011 9:17 AM