Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tholus, tholi: Turi Tholus on Venus

Turi Tholus

Feature Name Turi Tholus
Clean Name Turi Tholus
Feature ID 6142
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Oceania
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Polynesia
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Reference [131] - Zhenshchina v mifakh i legendakh (Woman in mythes and legends): Encyclopedic Dictionary, Komus Publishing, Tashkent, 1992 (in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Polynesian goddess, created islands' relief.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM