Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Uncama Fossa on Pluto

Uncama Fossa

Feature Name Uncama Fossa
Clean Name Uncama Fossa
Feature ID 15869
Target Pluto
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Zulu
Quad -
Reference [552] - African Mythology, A to Z, by Patricia Lynch and Jeremy Roberts, Infobase Publishing, 2010.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 03, 2020
Origin Zulu tale hero, who followed a porcupine underground and came upon the village of dead souls.
Last Updated Jan 03, 2020 12:36 PM