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

Inanna Fossa

Feature Name Inanna Fossa
Clean Name Inanna Fossa
Feature ID 15964
Target Pluto
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Sumerian
Quad -
Reference [604] - Inanna's Descent: A Sumerian Tale of Injustice: https://www.ancient.eu/article/215/inannas-descent-a-sumerian-tale-of-injustice/
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 03, 2021
Origin Inanna was the Queen of Heaven in ancient Sumerian mythology. She visited the Underworld but was permitted to return in exchange for the life of her husband, Dumuzi.
Last Updated Feb 03, 2021 9:59 PM