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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name [Cotis Mons]
Clean Name Cotis Mons
Feature ID 6812
Target Venus
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 44.50 °
Southmost Latitude 43.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 233.40 °
Westmost Longitude 233.00 °
Diameter 62.00 km
Center Latitude 44.10 °
Center Longitude 233.10 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1985
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Thracian goddess, mother of gods, similar to Cybele. Name changed to Cotis Tholus.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Mar 01, 2007 1:57 PM

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