Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Vallis, valles: Merak Vallis on Venus

Merak Vallis

Feature Name Merak Vallis
Clean Name Merak Vallis
Feature ID 3848
Target Venus
Feature Type Vallis, valles
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -63.50 °
Southernmost Latitude -63.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 162.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 162.00 °
Diameter 200.00 km
Center Latitude -63.50 °
Center Longitude 162.00 °
Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Pakistan
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Reference [107] - List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Balochi (Pakistan) river deity.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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