Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Snegurochka Planitia on Venus

Snegurochka Planitia

Feature Name Snegurochka Planitia
Clean Name Snegurochka Planitia
Feature ID 5608
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Russia
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Reference [64] - Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes: Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Snow maiden in Russian folktales, melted in spring.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM