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

Furki Tholus

Feature Name Furki Tholus
Clean Name Furki Tholus
Feature ID 2042
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Caucasus
Quad v15 [pdf]
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Chechen and Ingush (Caucasus) goddess, wife of thunder god Sela. Name changed from Furki Mons.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM