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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Gaea
Clean Name Gaea
Feature ID 2053
Target Amalthea
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -56.07 °
Southmost Latitude -56.07 °
Eastmost Longitude 90.00 °
Westmost Longitude 90.00 °
Diameter 80.00 km
Center Latitude -80.00 °
Center Longitude 90.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek mother earth goddess who brought Zeus to Crete.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Sep 10, 2014 8:52 AM