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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Utaridi Planitia
Clean Name Utaridi Planitia
Feature ID 15563
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -54.05 °
Southmost Latitude -75.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 260.24 °
Westmost Longitude 292.72 °
Diameter 930.00 km
Center Latitude -65.50 °
Center Longitude 270.17 °
Quad H-15 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Continent Africa
Culture Swahili
Origin Swahili (E. Africa) name for the planet Mercury.
Reference [410] - Swahili Islamic Poetry: Introduction, The celebration of Mohammed’s birthday, Swahili Islamic cosmology, edited by Jan Knappert: Brill Archive, 1971.
Updated Mar 14, 2017 4:37 PM

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