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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

[Tyre Macula]

Basic Info

Feature Name [Tyre Macula]
Clean Name Tyre Macula
Feature ID 6920
Target Europa
Feature Type Macula, maculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 31.90 °
Southmost Latitude 31.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 143.90 °
Westmost Longitude 150.20 °
Diameter 148.00 km
Center Latitude 31.70 °
Center Longitude 147.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek; the seashore from which Zeus abducted Europa. Changed to Tyre.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Mar 01, 2007 1:57 PM

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