Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Burkhan on Rhea

Burkhan

Feature Name Burkhan
Clean Name Burkhan
Feature ID 924
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Buriat
Quad -
Reference [40] - Primal Myths: Creating the World, by Barbara C. Sproul: Harper and Row, New York, 1979.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Buriat (Siberia) god who created world.
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM