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

Shangri-La

Feature Name Shangri-La
Clean Name Shangri La
Feature ID 6990
Target Titan
Feature Type Albedo Feature
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Tibet
Quad -
Reference [224] - Lost Horizon, by James Hilton: HarperCollins, New York, 2004.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Origin Tibetan mythical land of eternal youth.
Last Updated Apr 20, 2009 7:06 AM
Additional Information Spelling changed from Shangri-la April 20, 2009 to match the spelling in Hilton's Lost Horizon.