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

[Mist Fossae]

Feature Name [Mist Fossae]
Clean Name Mist Fossae
Feature ID 6871
Target Venus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 40.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 38.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 248.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 246.50 °
Diameter 244.00 km
Center Latitude 39.50 °
Center Longitude 247.30 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad v16 [pdf]
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1985
Origin Norse Valkyrie. Changed to Mist Chasma.
Last Updated Mar 01, 2007 1:57 PM

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