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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Mixcoatl Fluctus
Clean Name Mixcoatl Fluctus
Feature ID 16214
Target Io
Feature Type Fluctus, fluctūs


Voyager/Galileo SSI
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -43.81 °
Southmost Latitude -48.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 138.21 °
Westmost Longitude 144.08 °
Diameter 246.00 km
Center Latitude -46.32 °
Center Longitude 141.15 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 15, 2023
Continent North America
Culture Aztec
Origin Aztec cloud-serpent, a storm god who uses lightning arrows as his weapon.
Reference [729] - Dictionary of Nature Myths: Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky, by Tamra Andrews: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press, 2000.
Updated May 16, 2023 12:00 AM

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