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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mons, montes: Pigafetta Montes on Pluto

Pigafetta Montes

Feature Name Pigafetta Montes
Clean Name Pigafetta Montes
Feature ID 15836
Target Pluto
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Italy
Quad -
Reference [525] - Biography: Or, Third Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 4, edited by Charles Knight. London: Bradbury, Evans, and Co. 1867.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
Origin Antonio; Italian scholar and explorer, whose journal is the only original description of the discoveries made during the first circumnavigation of the Earth which started in Spain in 1519 under the leadership of Magellan (c.1491 – c.1531).
Last Updated May 31, 2019 4:10 PM