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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Nākahi Facula
Clean Name Nakahi Facula
Feature ID 15753
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -52.10 °
Southmost Latitude -53.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 341.20 °
Westmost Longitude 343.30 °
Diameter 64.00 km
Center Latitude -52.70 °
Center Longitude 342.20 °
Quad H-14 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 01, 2018
Continent Oceania
Culture New Zealand
Origin Māori word for snake.
Reference [477] - Papahurihia, first Maori prophet, by Ormond Wilson: The Journal of the Polynesian Society, Volume 74, 1965.
Updated May 01, 2018 8:40 AM

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