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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Njord
Clean Name Njord
Feature ID 4317
Target Callisto
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 17.20 °
Southmost Latitude 16.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 132.00 °
Westmost Longitude 133.10 °
Diameter 44.60 km
Center Latitude 16.70 °
Center Longitude 132.60 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Continent Europe
Culture Norse
Origin Nordic gods called the Vanir; pacific, benevolent, guardians of man.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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