Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Kanykey Planitia on Venus

Kanykey Planitia

Feature Name Kanykey Planitia
Clean Name Kanykey Planitia
Feature ID 2921
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Kyrgyzstan
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Reference [107] - List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Kyrgyz "Manas" epic tale heroine, wife of the knight Manas.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM