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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Papsukkal Planitia
Clean Name Papsukkal Planitia
Feature ID 15558
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -8.85 °
Southmost Latitude -22.08 °
Eastmost Longitude 264.19 °
Westmost Longitude 282.55 °
Diameter 810.00 km
Center Latitude -16.25 °
Center Longitude 271.63 °
Quad H-09 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Continent Asia
Ethnicity Akkadian (Accadian)
Origin Akkadian messenger god.
Reference [174] - Guide to the Gods, by Marjorie Leach: ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 1992.
Updated Mar 14, 2017 1:38 PM

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