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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Tawhaki Vallis
Clean Name Tawhaki Vallis
Feature ID 5887
Target Io
Feature Type Vallis, valles


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 3.00 °
Southmost Latitude -4.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 72.50 °
Westmost Longitude 73.00 °
Diameter 190.00 km
Center Latitude 0.50 °
Center Longitude 72.80 °
Northmost Latitude 2.73 °
Southmost Latitude -1.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 71.90 °
Westmost Longitude 73.50 °
Diameter 165.67 km
Center Latitude 0.31 °
Center Longitude 72.76 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Oceania
Culture New Zealand
Origin Māori lightning god.
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Updated Dec 01, 2010 9:42 AM

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