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

Zhibek Planitia

Feature Name Zhibek Planitia
Clean Name Zhibek Planitia
Feature ID 6729
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
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 [107] - List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Kazakh "Kyz-Zhibek" epic tale heroine.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM