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
Northernmost Latitude 80.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 76.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 217.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 57.20 °
Diameter 2775.00 km
Center Latitude 86.60 °
Center Longitude 328.00 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad v01 [pdf]
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

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