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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Amalasuntha
Clean Name Amalasuntha
Feature ID 212
Target Venus
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -11.50 °
Southmost Latitude -11.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 342.40 °
Westmost Longitude 342.40 °
Diameter 15.40 km
Center Latitude -11.50 °
Center Longitude 342.40 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1991
Continent Europe
Culture Italy
Origin Ostrogoth queen (c. 498-535 A.D.). Changed from Amalasthuna.
Reference [99] - Index to Women of the World, by N.O. Ireland: F.W. Faxon Co., Westwood, Mass., 1988 (and other editions).
Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:07 AM

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