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

Minerva Fossae

Feature Name Minerva Fossae
Clean Name Minerva Fossae
Feature ID 3910
Target Venus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
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Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Roman goddess of war.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM