Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Maeve
Clean Name Maeve
Feature ID 3571
Target Europa
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 59.20 °
Southmost Latitude 58.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 78.10 °
Westmost Longitude 79.70 °
Diameter 21.30 km
Center Latitude 58.80 °
Center Longitude 78.90 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Europe
Culture Ireland
Origin Mythological Irish queen of Connacht province.
Reference [152] - Dictionary of Irish Mythology, by Peter Berresford Ellis: Oxford University Press, New York, 1987.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

PDF Maps of Europa