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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Wanajo Patera
Clean Name Wanajo Patera
Feature ID 16216
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Voyager/Galileo SSI
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -58.41 °
Southmost Latitude -59.09 °
Eastmost Longitude 179.44 °
Westmost Longitude 178.30 °
Diameter 24.00 km
Center Latitude -58.75 °
Center Longitude 178.87 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 15, 2023
Continent Oceania
Culture Papua New Guinea
Origin Louisiade Archipelago (Papua New Guinea) cultural hero, lit the first fire and scattered its ashes across the heavens to form clouds.
Reference [431] - A Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons, by Manfred Lurker: Routledge, 2015.
Updated May 16, 2023 1:12 AM

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