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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name [Furki Mons]
Clean Name Furki Mons
Feature ID 6831
Target Venus
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 36.20 °
Southmost Latitude 35.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 236.50 °
Westmost Longitude 236.30 °
Diameter 79.00 km
Center Latitude 35.90 °
Center Longitude 236.40 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1985
Continent Europe
Culture Caucasus
Origin Chechen and Ingush (Caucasus) goddess, wife of thunder god Sela. Name changed to Furki Tholus.
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM

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