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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Ithaca Chasma

Basic Info

Feature Name Ithaca Chasma
Clean Name Ithaca Chasma
Feature ID 2751
Target Tethys
Feature Type Chasma, chasmata


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 45.00 °
Southmost Latitude -70.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 34.00 °
Westmost Longitude 331.60 °
Diameter 1219.00 km
Center Latitude -14.00 °
Center Longitude 6.10 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin An Ionian island, home of Odysseus.
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Updated Jun 05, 2008 3:49 PM

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