Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Facula, faculae: Bibilava Faculae on Mercury

Bibilava Faculae

Feature Name Bibilava Faculae
Clean Name Bibilava Faculae
Feature ID 15744
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Madagascar
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [458] - A dictionary of the Malagasy language, by J.J. Freeman and D. Johns: digitized 2006, original from Oxford University, 1835.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Origin Malagasy (Madagascar) word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 16, 2018 11:02 AM

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