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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Natrun Patera

Basic Info

Feature Name Natrun Patera
Clean Name Natrun Patera
Feature ID 15304
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -30.64 °
Southmost Latitude -31.22 °
Eastmost Longitude 182.84 °
Westmost Longitude 183.74 °
Diameter 37.50 km
Center Latitude -30.93 °
Center Longitude 183.26 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 02, 2015
Continent Africa
Culture Egypt
Origin Wadi in Egypt, site of ancient monasteries, proximal to site of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s aircraft crash that inspired the novella “The Little Prince”.
Reference [353] - The Monasteries of the Arab Desert and Wadi Natrun. UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, 28 July 2003. Web. 27 Feb. 2015.
Updated Nov 16, 2015 3:40 PM

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