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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Thera Macula

Basic Info

Feature Name Thera Macula
Clean Name Thera Macula
Feature ID 5967
Target Europa
Feature Type Macula, maculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -44.90 °
Southmost Latitude -48.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 178.90 °
Westmost Longitude 183.80 °
Diameter 95.00 km
Center Latitude -46.70 °
Center Longitude 181.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek; place where Cadmus stopped in his search for Europa.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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