Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mons, montes: Atira Mons on Venus

Atira Mons

Feature Name Atira Mons
Clean Name Atira Mons
Feature ID 455
Target Venus
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Pawnee
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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 Pawnee (N. America) wife of Great Spirit Tirawa.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM