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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Agwo Facula
Clean Name Agwo Facula
Feature ID 15727
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 23.00 °
Southmost Latitude 21.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 213.10 °
Westmost Longitude 214.30 °
Diameter 50.00 km
Center Latitude 22.40 °
Center Longitude 213.70 °
Quad H-04 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 02, 2018
Continent Africa
Culture Nigeria
Origin Igbo (Southeastern Nigeria) word for snake.
Reference [454] - Igbo-English, English-Igbo Dictionary and Phrasebook, by N. Awde and O. Wambu: Hippocrene Books, 1999.
Updated Apr 03, 2018 9:41 AM

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