Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Terra, terrae: Roncevaux Terra on Iapetus

Roncevaux Terra

Feature Name Roncevaux Terra
Clean Name Roncevaux Terra
Feature ID 5181
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Terra, terrae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad -
Reference [29] - Song of Roland, translated by Dorothy L. Sayers: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1967.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Pass where Roland and his forces were ambushed by the Saracens.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM