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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Gata Facula
Clean Name Gata Facula
Feature ID 15752
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -52.50 °
Southmost Latitude -53.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 320.40 °
Westmost Longitude 322.40 °
Diameter 55.00 km
Center Latitude -52.90 °
Center Longitude 321.40 °
Quad H-14 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 01, 2018
Continent Oceania
Culture Fiji
Origin Fijian and Samoan word for snake.
Reference [476] - The Fijian Language, by Albert J. Schütz: University of Hawaii Press, 1985.
Updated May 01, 2018 8:34 AM

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