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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Amaru Facula
Clean Name Amaru Facula
Feature ID 15754
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -49.40 °
Southmost Latitude -50.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 348.80 °
Westmost Longitude 350.30 °
Diameter 45.00 km
Center Latitude -49.80 °
Center Longitude 349.50 °
Quad H-14 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 01, 2018
Continent South and Central America
Culture Inca
Origin Quechua word for snake.
Reference [478] - Introduction to Quechua: Language of the Andes, 2nd Edition, by Judith Noble and Jaime Lacasa: Dog Ear Publishing, 2010.
Updated May 01, 2018 8:46 AM

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