Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mensa, mensae: Prometheus Mensa on Io

Prometheus Mensa

Feature Name Prometheus Mensa
Clean Name Prometheus Mensa
Feature ID 4837
Target Io
Feature Type Mensa, mensae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
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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 2006
Origin Greek fire god.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM