Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mare, maria: Mare Orientale on Moon

Mare Orientale

Feature Name Mare Orientale
Clean Name Mare Orientale
Feature ID 3685
Target Moon
Feature Type Mare, maria
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad LAC-108 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1964
Origin "Eastern sea."
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM