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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Arete
Clean Name Arete
Feature ID 359
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -3.93 °
Southmost Latitude -5.31 °
Eastmost Longitude 298.32 °
Westmost Longitude 299.63 °
Diameter 13.00 km
Center Latitude -4.67 °
Center Longitude 299.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Wife of Alcinous, mother of Nausicaa.
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Updated Jun 19, 2008 3:06 PM
Additional Information Defines 299 degrees longitude on Tethys.

PDF Maps of Tethys