Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Dorsum, dorsa: Alkonost Dorsa on Venus

Alkonost Dorsa

Feature Name Alkonost Dorsa
Clean Name Alkonost Dorsa
Feature ID 190
Target Venus
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Slavic
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Reference [107] - List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin E. Slavic wonder bird with woman's face, lives in Paradise.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM