Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Alma-Merghen Planitia on Venus

Alma-Merghen Planitia

Feature Name Alma-Merghen Planitia
Clean Name Alma Merghen Planitia
Feature ID 195
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Mongolia
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Reference [107] - List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Mongol/Tibet/Buryat "Gheser" epic tale heroine.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM