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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Bibilava Faculae
Clean Name Bibilava Faculae
Feature ID 15744
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 17.40 °
Southmost Latitude 15.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 201.80 °
Westmost Longitude 203.90 °
Diameter 100.00 km
Center Latitude 16.40 °
Center Longitude 202.80 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Continent Africa
Culture Madagascar
Origin Malagasy (Madagascar) word for snake.
Reference [458] - A dictionary of the Malagasy language, by J.J. Freeman and D. Johns: digitized 2006, original from Oxford University, 1835.
Updated Apr 16, 2018 11:02 AM

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