Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Chasma, chasmata: Rona Chasma on Venus

Rona Chasma

Feature Name Rona Chasma
Clean Name Rona Chasma
Feature ID 15018
Target Venus
Feature Type Chasma, chasmata
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 9.00 °
Southernmost Latitude -4.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 291.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 285.00 °
Diameter 1520.00 km
Center Latitude 2.50 °
Center Longitude 288.00 °
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Continent Oceania
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
New Zealand
Quad v29 [pdf]
Reference [174] - Guide to the Gods, by Marjorie Leach: ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 1992.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jul 24, 2012
Origin Maori Moon goddess who controls the tides.
Last Updated Jul 24, 2012 10:13 AM