Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Insula, insulae: Planctae Insulae on Titan

Planctae Insulae

Feature Name Planctae Insulae
Clean Name Planctae Insulae
Feature ID 15280
Target Titan
Feature Type Insula, insulae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 19, 2015
Origin In Greek mythology the “wandering rocks”, between which the sea was mercilessly violent. Only Argo was said to have successfully passed the rocks.
Last Updated Jan 21, 2015 11:15 AM