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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Iynx Mensa
Clean Name Iynx Mensa
Feature ID 2771
Target Io
Feature Type Mensa, mensae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -60.87 °
Southmost Latitude -63.17 °
Eastmost Longitude 300.46 °
Westmost Longitude 307.43 °
Diameter 121.64 km
Center Latitude -62.25 °
Center Longitude 303.98 °
Northmost Latitude -60.96 °
Southmost Latitude -63.24 °
Eastmost Longitude 300.63 °
Westmost Longitude 307.43 °
Diameter 116.97 km
Center Latitude -62.28 °
Center Longitude 304.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Cast a spell on Zeus so he fell in love with Io.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Apr 09, 2009 5:24 PM

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