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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Shango Patera
Clean Name Shango Patera
Feature ID 5467
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 33.54 °
Southmost Latitude 31.13 °
Eastmost Longitude 99.31 °
Westmost Longitude 101.98 °
Diameter 90.22 km
Center Latitude 32.35 °
Center Longitude 100.52 °
Northmost Latitude 33.67 °
Southmost Latitude 31.22 °
Eastmost Longitude 99.39 °
Westmost Longitude 102.01 °
Diameter 90.80 km
Center Latitude 32.46 °
Center Longitude 100.51 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Africa
Ethnicity Nigeria
Origin Yoruba thunder god.
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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