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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Tawhaki Patera
Clean Name Tawhaki Patera
Feature ID 5886
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 4.03 °
Southmost Latitude 2.78 °
Eastmost Longitude 75.59 °
Westmost Longitude 76.87 °
Diameter 47.42 km
Center Latitude 3.39 °
Center Longitude 76.21 °
Northmost Latitude 3.98 °
Southmost Latitude 2.69 °
Eastmost Longitude 75.44 °
Westmost Longitude 76.88 °
Diameter 49.85 km
Center Latitude 3.32 °
Center Longitude 76.18 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Oceania
Ethnicity New Zealand
Origin Māori lightening god.
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Updated Dec 01, 2010 9:42 AM

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