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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Catuilla Planum
Clean Name Catuilla Planum
Feature ID 15559
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planum, plana


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -2.25 °
Southmost Latitude -14.32 °
Eastmost Longitude 236.62 °
Westmost Longitude 253.72 °
Diameter 735.00 km
Center Latitude -8.78 °
Center Longitude 245.78 °
Quad H-09 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Continent South and Central America
Culture Inca
Origin Inca/Quechua word for the planet Mercury.
Reference [420] - History of the New World Called America: book I, Discovery. Book II Aboriginal America, by Edward John Payne: Clarendon Press, 1892.
Updated Mar 14, 2017 1:55 PM

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