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

Maciji Facula

Feature Name Maciji Facula
Clean Name Maciji Facula
Feature ID 15747
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
Niger
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [461] - Bole-English-Hausa Dictionary and English-Bole Wordlist, by Alhaji Maina Gimba, Russell G. Schuh: University of California Press, reprint 2014.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Origin Hausa (Niger and Nigeria) word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 16, 2018 12:47 PM

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