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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Mentu Patera
Clean Name Mentu Patera
Feature ID 3845
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 8.64 °
Southmost Latitude 5.54 °
Eastmost Longitude 137.88 °
Westmost Longitude 140.85 °
Diameter 103.00 km
Center Latitude 7.00 °
Center Longitude 139.36 °
Northmost Latitude 8.61 °
Southmost Latitude 5.52 °
Eastmost Longitude 137.90 °
Westmost Longitude 140.86 °
Diameter 101.65 km
Center Latitude 7.01 °
Center Longitude 139.39 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Africa
Ethnicity Egypt
Origin Egyptian god of the rising sun.
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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