Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Sacajawea Patera on Venus

Sacajawea Patera

Feature Name Sacajawea Patera
Clean Name Sacajawea Patera
Feature ID 5264
Target Venus
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent North America
Group or Country
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Reference [99] - Index to Women of the World, by N.O. Ireland: F.W. Faxon Co., Westwood, Mass., 1988 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Shoshoni Indian woman who served as an interpreter for the Lewis & Clark expedition to the Pacific Northwest (1786-1812).
Last Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:46 AM
Additional Information Changed from Sacajawea as crater name.