Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Medusae Fossae on Mars

Medusae Fossae

Feature Name Medusae Fossae
Clean Name Medusae Fossae
Feature ID 3795
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc16 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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