Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Albedo Feature: Quivira on Titan

Quivira

Feature Name Quivira
Clean Name Quivira
Feature ID 6988
Target Titan
Feature Type Albedo Feature
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Origin Legendary city in the American Southwest; site of a fabulous treasure sought by Coronado and other explorers.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM