Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Zheztyrnak Fossae on Venus

Zheztyrnak Fossae

Feature Name Zheztyrnak Fossae
Clean Name Zheztyrnak Fossae
Feature ID 6728
Target Venus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Kazakhstan
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Reference [131] - Zhenshchina v mifakh i legendakh (Woman in mythes and legends): Encyclopedic Dictionary, Komus Publishing, Tashkent, 1992 (in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Kazakh evil deity, "copper claw" maiden.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM