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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Amazonis Planitia on Mars

Amazonis Planitia

Feature Name Amazonis Planitia
Clean Name Amazonis Planitia
Feature ID 220
Target Mars
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
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Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin Classical albedo feature name; home of the Amazons.
Last Updated Jun 21, 2012 1:43 PM

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