Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tholus, tholi: Ale Tholus on Venus

Ale Tholus

Feature Name Ale Tholus
Clean Name Ale Tholus
Feature ID 173
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 68.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 67.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 247.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 246.20 °
Diameter 87.00 km
Center Latitude 68.20 °
Center Longitude 247.00 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
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Reference [64] - Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes: Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Igbo (Nigeria) goddess who created Earth and vegetation.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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