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Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Hellas Planitia on Mars

Hellas Planitia

Feature Name Hellas Planitia
Clean Name Hellas Planitia
Feature ID 2432
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.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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