Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Terra, terrae: Viking Terra on Pluto

Viking Terra

Feature Name Viking Terra
Clean Name Viking Terra
Feature ID 15969
Target Pluto
Feature Type Terra, terrae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [606] - A Dictionary of the Space Age, by Paul Dickson. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2009.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 03, 2021
Origin US Mars orbiter and landed missions that conducted the first successful explorations of the surface of Mars, 1976 to 1982.
Last Updated Feb 04, 2021 5:24 PM