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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Ejo Faculae
Clean Name Ejo Faculae
Feature ID 15745
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 15.70 °
Southmost Latitude 13.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 199.40 °
Westmost Longitude 201.60 °
Diameter 115.00 km
Center Latitude 14.50 °
Center Longitude 200.50 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Continent Africa
Ethnicity Nigeria
Origin Yoruba (Nigeria) word for snake.
Reference [459] - Dictionary of the Yoruba Language, by the Church Missionary Society: Church Missionary Society Bookshop, 1913.
Updated Apr 16, 2018 11:06 AM

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