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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Msondo
Clean Name Msondo
Feature ID 16262
Target Dimorphos
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude
Southmost Latitude
Eastmost Longitude
Westmost Longitude
Diameter 0.01 km
Center Latitude -17.20 °
Center Longitude 275.10 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 14, 2023
Continent Africa
Ethnicity Tanzania
Origin Tanzania; tall cylindrically shaped drum for important rituals, which “drives” the dance.
Reference [774] - Performing the Nation: Swahili Music and Cultural Politics in Tanzania, Vol. 1, by Kelly Askew: The University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Updated Nov 14, 2023 10:09 PM

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