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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Shakaema
Clean Name Shakaema
Feature ID 15398
Target Ceres
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -0.79 °
Southmost Latitude -6.53 °
Eastmost Longitude 36.80 °
Westmost Longitude 31.06 °
Diameter 47.00 km
Center Latitude -3.66 °
Center Longitude 33.93 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 01, 2015
Continent South and Central America
Culture Ecuador
Origin Jivaro (Ecuador and Peru) god of vegetation invoked in the planting and cultivation of bananas.
Reference [371] - Contributions to the Sociology of the Indian Tribes of Ecuador, by Rafael Karsten: Ams Press Inc, 1920.
Updated Feb 09, 2016 3:37 PM

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