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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name [Aningan]
Clean Name Aningan
Feature ID 6779
Target Callisto
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 50.70 °
Southmost Latitude 50.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 3.20 °
Westmost Longitude 13.10 °
Diameter 287.00 km
Center Latitude 50.50 °
Center Longitude 8.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1979
Continent North America
Culture Eskimo
Origin Moon god of Greenland Eskimos. The feature originally intended for this name does not exist, so this name has been dropped.
Reference [26] - North American Indian Mythology, by Cottie Burland: Paul Hamlyn Pub. Group Ltd., London, 1968.
Updated Mar 01, 2007 1:57 PM

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