Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Linea, lineae: Pelorus Linea on Europa

Pelorus Linea

Feature Name Pelorus Linea
Clean Name Pelorus Linea
Feature ID 4643
Target Europa
Feature Type Linea, lineae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Greek; survivor of the men Cadmus sowed with the dragon's teeth; a founder of Thebes.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM