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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Pielinen Lacus

Basic Info

Feature Name Pielinen Lacus
Clean Name Pielinen Lacus
Feature ID 16059
Target Titan
Feature Type Lacus, lacūs

Location


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 72.01 °
Southmost Latitude 70.66 °
Eastmost Longitude 182.56 °
Westmost Longitude 176.76 °
Diameter 88.00 km
Center Latitude 71.34 °
Center Longitude 179.66 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 13, 2022
Continent Europe
Culture Finland
Origin Lake in Finland.
Reference [349] - National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency GEOnet Names Server (GNS). https://geonames.nga.mil/gns/html/index.html
Updated Apr 14, 2022 8:51 PM

PDF Maps of Titan

  • Titan with ISS background Not all features are shown on this map, however a few features, including some faculae, planitiae and regiones, can be seen better here than on the VIMS maps. Map covers area between 90°N and 90°S.
  • Titan with VIMS background and RADAR strips All named features between 50°N and 90°S are included. Map covers area between 90°N and 90°S.
  • Titan VIMS image Only prominent albedo features and a few other features that are easily distinguished are included. Map covers area between 90°N and 90°S.
  • Titan North Pole Includes features that are between 50°N and 90°N. The image is false color Cassini RADAR that distinguishes liquid hydrocarbon from dry land.
  • Titan South Pole Includes features that are between 50°S and 90°S. The image is false color Cassini RADAR that distinguishes liquid hydrocarbon from dry land.