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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Thrace Macula

Basic Info

Feature Name Thrace Macula
Clean Name Thrace Macula
Feature ID 5984
Target Europa
Feature Type Macula, maculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -42.40 °
Southmost Latitude -48.90 °
Eastmost Longitude 169.80 °
Westmost Longitude 174.00 °
Diameter 180.20 km
Center Latitude -45.90 °
Center Longitude 172.10 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Place in northern Greece 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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