Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Saxum, saxa: Ciinkwia Saxum on Bennu

Ciinkwia Saxum

Feature Name Ciinkwia Saxum
Clean Name Ciinkwia Saxum
Feature ID 15915
Target Bennu
Feature Type Saxum, saxa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Algonquin
Quad -
Reference [572] - Algonquian Spirit, Contemporary Translations of the Algonquian Literatures of North America, edited by Brian Swann: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and Lincoln, 2005.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 26, 2020
Origin Thunder-beings of Algonquian mythology (in particular Oklahoma Miami Nation) that live in the sky and cause thunder and lightning. They look like giant eagles, or as birds with a human head.
Last Updated Mar 30, 2020 12:26 PM

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