Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Chasma, chasmata: Pelion Chasma on Mimas

Pelion Chasma

Feature Name Pelion Chasma
Clean Name Pelion Chasma
Feature ID 4640
Target Mimas
Feature Type Chasma, chasmata
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
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 1982
Origin Mountain piled up with Mt. Ossa in war with gods.
Last Updated Aug 15, 2008 7:01 AM