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

Tartarus Dorsa

Feature Name Tartarus Dorsa
Clean Name Tartarus Dorsa
Feature ID 15679
Target Pluto
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 08, 2017
Origin The deepest, darkest pit of the Underworld in Greek mythology.
Last Updated Sep 15, 2017 12:52 PM