Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tholus, tholi: Kwannon Tholus on Venus

Kwannon Tholus

Feature Name Kwannon Tholus
Clean Name Kwannon Tholus
Feature ID 3175
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad v53 [pdf]
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Japanese Buddhist goddess of mercy.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM