Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Fornax Rupes on Venus

Fornax Rupes

Feature Name Fornax Rupes
Clean Name Fornax Rupes
Feature ID 1994
Target Venus
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
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Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Roman goddess of hearth and baking of bread.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM