Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Promontorium, promontoria: Promontorium Taenarium on Moon

Promontorium Taenarium

Feature Name Promontorium Taenarium
Clean Name Promontorium Taenarium
Feature ID 4846
Target Moon
Feature Type Promontorium, promontoria
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad LAC-95 [pdf]
Reference [67] - The System of Lunar Craters, Quadrants I, II, III, IV: by D. W. G. Arthur and others: Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, vol. 2, no. 30, 1963: vol. 3, no. 40, 1964: vol. 3, no. 50, 1965: vol. 5, no. 70, 1966.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1961
Origin Named from cape in Greece; now Matapan or Tainaron.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM