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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Pillan Fluctus
Clean Name Pillan Fluctus
Feature ID 16213
Target Io
Feature Type Fluctus, fluctūs


Voyager/Galileo SSI
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -9.16 °
Southmost Latitude -12.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 242.10 °
Westmost Longitude 244.62 °
Diameter 95.00 km
Center Latitude -10.58 °
Center Longitude 243.36 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 15, 2023
Continent South and Central America
Culture Araucanian
Origin Araucanian (Chile/Argentina) thunder, fire, and volcano god.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated May 15, 2023 11:21 PM

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