Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Regio, regiones: Metis Regio on Venus

[Metis Regio]

Feature Name [Metis Regio]
Clean Name Metis Regio
Feature ID 3872
Target Venus
Feature Type Regio, regiones
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 70.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 70.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 259.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 245.20 °
Diameter 729.00 km
Center Latitude 70.90 °
Center Longitude 251.80 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad v06 [pdf]
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1982
Origin Greek Titaness.
Last Updated Dec 09, 2009 8:49 AM
Additional Information Name changed to Metis Mons December 9, 2009.

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