Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Vellamo Planitia on Venus

Vellamo Planitia

Feature Name Vellamo Planitia
Clean Name Vellamo Planitia
Feature ID 6344
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Finland
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Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Karelo-Finn mermaid.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM