Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Chasma, chasmata: Caleuche Chasma on Charon

Caleuche Chasma

Feature Name Caleuche Chasma
Clean Name Caleuche Chasma
Feature ID 15732
Target Charon
Feature Type Chasma, chasmata
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent South and Central America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Chile
Quad -
Reference [464] - Into the Mainstream: Essays on Spanish American and Latino Literature and Culture, by Jorge Febles: Cambridge, 2009.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 11, 2018
Origin Chilote (southern Chile) legendary, sentient ghost ship, which could suddenly appear and then quickly disappears again, leaving no evidence of its presence.
Last Updated Apr 12, 2018 12:48 PM