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

Nike Fossae

Feature Name Nike Fossae
Clean Name Nike Fossae
Feature ID 4267
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
Greek
Quad v61 [pdf]
Reference [43] - Dictionary of Classical Mythology, by J. E. Zimmerman: Harper and Row, New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1991
Origin Greek goddess of victory.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM