Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Albedo Feature: Syrtis Major on Mars

Syrtis Major

Feature Name Syrtis Major
Clean Name Syrtis Major
Feature ID 5795
Target Mars
Feature Type Albedo Feature
Coordinate System
Control Network MDIM 2.0
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
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Reference [60] - Proceedings of the General Assembly in Transactions of the International Astronomical Union, vol. XB, 1958, through XXVB, 2003.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1958
Origin Libyan Gulf, now Gulf of Sirte.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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