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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Pillan Patera
Clean Name Pillan Patera
Feature ID 4729
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -11.46 °
Southmost Latitude -13.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 242.31 °
Westmost Longitude 244.34 °
Diameter 73.43 km
Center Latitude -12.34 °
Center Longitude 243.25 °
Northmost Latitude -11.40 °
Southmost Latitude -13.33 °
Eastmost Longitude 242.39 °
Westmost Longitude 244.30 °
Diameter 68.92 km
Center Latitude -12.30 °
Center Longitude 243.29 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent South and Central America
Ethnicity Araucanian
Origin Araucanian thunder, fire, and volcano god.
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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