Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Vallis, valles: Hunahpu Valles on Pluto

Hunahpu Valles

Feature Name Hunahpu Valles
Clean Name Hunahpu Valles
Feature ID 15842
Target Pluto
Feature Type Vallis, valles
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent South and Central America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Mayan
Quad -
Reference [529] - Recovering the Word: Essays on Native American Literature, edited by Brian Swann and Arnold Krupat. University of California Press, 1987. (p. 491).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
Origin One of the Hero Twins (with Xbalanque) in Mayan mythology, who defeated the lords of the Underworld in a ball game.
Last Updated May 31, 2019 4:41 PM