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

Vinmara Planitia

Feature Name Vinmara Planitia
Clean Name Vinmara Planitia
Feature ID 6393
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Oceania
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Melanesia
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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 Swan maiden whom sea god Qat kept on Earth by hiding her wings (New Hebrides).
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM