Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Dorsum, dorsa: McCaffrey Dorsum on Charon

McCaffrey Dorsum

Feature Name McCaffrey Dorsum
Clean Name McCaffrey Dorsum
Feature ID 15928
Target Charon
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Charon
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [583] - Encyclopedia Britannica, https://www.britannica.com/biography/Anne-Inez-McCaffrey
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 05, 2020
Origin Anne; US-Irish author of science fiction novels, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, which recounts the human colonization of the fictional planet Pern (1926-2011).
Last Updated Aug 12, 2020 6:25 PM