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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Inyoka Faculae
Clean Name Inyoka Faculae
Feature ID 15746
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 15.40 °
Southmost Latitude 12.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 196.50 °
Westmost Longitude 199.00 °
Diameter 130.00 km
Center Latitude 14.00 °
Center Longitude 197.70 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Continent Africa
Culture Zulu
Origin Zulu and Xhosa (South Africa) word for snake.
Reference [460] - A Zulu-Kafir Dictionary: Etymologically Explained, with Copious Illustrations and Examples, Preceded by an Introduction on the Zulu-Kafir Language, by Jacob Ludwig Döhne: G. J. Pike, 1857.
Updated Apr 16, 2018 11:12 AM

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