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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Maciji Facula
Clean Name Maciji Facula
Feature ID 15747
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 15.30 °
Southmost Latitude 14.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 195.70 °
Westmost Longitude 196.30 °
Diameter 29.00 km
Center Latitude 14.90 °
Center Longitude 196.00 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Continent Africa
Culture Niger
Origin Hausa (Niger and Nigeria) word for snake.
Reference [461] - Bole-English-Hausa Dictionary and English-Bole Wordlist, by Alhaji Maina Gimba, Russell G. Schuh: University of California Press, reprint 2014.
Updated Apr 16, 2018 12:47 PM

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