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

Kawelu Planitia

Feature Name Kawelu Planitia
Clean Name Kawelu Planitia
Feature ID 2968
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Oceania
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Hawaii
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Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Hawaiian mythological heroine, died and brought back to life.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM