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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Tamboril
Clean Name Tamboril
Feature ID 16264
Target Dimorphos
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude
Southmost Latitude
Eastmost Longitude
Westmost Longitude
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude -24.80 °
Center Longitude 271.90 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 14, 2023
Continent South and Central America
Ethnicity Uruguay
Origin Uruguay; barrel-shaped drum used to play the Candombe music, a style created by African slaves.
Reference [776] - Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music, edited by George Torres: Greenwood Publishing, 2013.
Updated Nov 14, 2023 10:18 PM

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