Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Vallis, valles: Lemminkäinen Vallis on Pluto

Lemminkäinen Vallis

Feature Name Lemminkäinen Vallis
Clean Name Lemminkainen Vallis
Feature ID 16083
Target Pluto
Feature Type Vallis, valles
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Finland
Quad -
Reference [638] - Kalevala: The Epic of the Finnish People, by Elias Lönnrot: Penguin Classics, 2021
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 27, 2022
Origin Lemminkäinen is a hero of the Finnish national epic The Kalevala. He travels to the Underworld to capture the black swan.
Last Updated Jun 03, 2022 9:42 PM