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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Vetsorgo Dorsum
Clean Name Vetsorgo Dorsum
Feature ID 6374
Target Venus
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -4.10 °
Southmost Latitude -8.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 165.30 °
Westmost Longitude 160.00 °
Diameter 700.00 km
Center Latitude -6.50 °
Center Longitude 163.00 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Europe
Culture Mordvinian
Origin Mordovian/Erzya (Volga Finn) daughter of the supreme sky god Nishke.
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM

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