Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Eruptive center: Volund on Io

Volund

Feature Name Volund
Clean Name Volund
Feature ID 6433
Target Io
Feature Type Eruptive center
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 33.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 21.47 °
Easternmost Longitude 166.13 °
Westernmost Longitude 177.35 °
Diameter 427.26 km
Center Latitude 29.33 °
Center Longitude 171.75 °
Northernmost Latitude 33.25 °
Southernmost Latitude 21.37 °
Easternmost Longitude 166.15 °
Westernmost Longitude 177.44 °
Diameter 430.52 km
Center Latitude 28.62 °
Center Longitude 172.50 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Germany
Quad -
Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Germanic supreme smith of the gods.
Last Updated Apr 09, 2009 5:23 PM