Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Chasma, chasmata: Varz Chasma on Venus

Varz Chasma

Feature Name Varz Chasma
Clean Name Varz Chasma
Feature ID 6326
Target Venus
Feature Type Chasma, chasmata
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 72.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 70.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 29.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 23.50 °
Diameter 346.00 km
Center Latitude 71.30 °
Center Longitude 27.00 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Caucasus
Quad v02 [pdf]
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Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Lezghin (Caucasus) moon goddess.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM