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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cachimana
Clean Name Cachimana
Feature ID 15641
Target Ceres
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 86.30 °
Southmost Latitude 84.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 226.70 °
Westmost Longitude 200.30 °
Diameter 18.00 km
Center Latitude 85.30 °
Center Longitude 213.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 11, 2017
Continent South and Central America
Culture Venezuela
Origin Atabapo and Inirida tribes’ (Upper Orinoco River region, Venezuela) vegetation god who ripens the crops and controls the seasons.
Reference [174] - Guide to the Gods, by Marjorie Leach: ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 1992.
Updated Aug 11, 2017 2:11 PM

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