Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Terra, terrae: Ishtar Terra on Venus

Ishtar Terra

Feature Name Ishtar Terra
Clean Name Ishtar Terra
Feature ID 2733
Target Venus
Feature Type Terra, terrae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Babylon
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Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Babylonian goddess of love.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM