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8 Abatos Planum Abatos Planum Triton 0 -21.5 58 -21.5 -21.5 58 58 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Planum, plana PM - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Egyptian sacred island in Nile, "paradise." 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
142 Akupara Maculae Akupara Maculae Triton 0 -27.5 63 -27.5 -27.5 63 63 +E (0-360) AS - India Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Tortoise upholding the world (India). 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
214 Amarum Amarum Triton 0 26 24.5 26 26 24.5 24.5 +E (0-360) SA - Ecuador Crater, craters AA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Quecha (Ecuador) water boa. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
266 Andvari Andvari Triton 0 20.5 34 20.5 20.5 34 34 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Crater, craters AA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Norse fish shaped dwarf. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
315 Apep Cavus Apep Cavus Triton 0 20 301.5 20 20 301.5 301.5 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Egyptian dragon of darkness. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
514 Awib Dorsa Awib Dorsa Triton 0 -7 80 -7 -7 80 80 +E (0-360) AF - Namibia Dorsum, dorsa DO - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [269] Nama Bushman word for rain. 2012-05-02 08:41:36.537
729 Bheki Cavus Bheki Cavus Triton 0 16 308 16 16 308 308 +E (0-360) AS - India Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Frog symbolizing the sun on the horizon (India). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
733 Bia Sulci Bia Sulci Triton 0 -38 3 -38 -38 3 3 +E (0-360) AF - Nigeria Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [13] Yoruba; river named for obedient son of god. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
852 Boynne Sulci Boynne Sulci Triton 0 -13 350 -13 -13 350 350 +E (0-360) EU - Celtic Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Celtic mythological river. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
905 Bubembe Regio Bubembe Regio Triton 0 18 335 18 18 335 335 +E (0-360) AF - Uganda Regio, regiones RE - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Island location of temple of Mukasa (Uganda). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1092 Cay Cay Triton 0 -12 44 -12 -12 44 44 +E (0-360) NA - Mexico Crater, craters AA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Mayan deity. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1219 Cipango Planum Cipango Planum Triton 0 11.5 34 11.5 11.5 34 34 +E (0-360) EU - Italy Planum, plana PM - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Legendary island described by Marco Polo. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1387 Dagon Cavus Dagon Cavus Triton 0 29 345 29 29 345 345 +E (0-360) AS - Babylon Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Babylonian fertility god represented as a fish. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1535 Dilolo Patera Dilolo Patera Triton 0 26 24.5 26 26 24.5 24.5 +E (0-360) AF - Angola Patera, paterae PE - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Angolan sacred lake. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1583 Doro Macula Doro Macula Triton 0 -27.5 31.7 -27.5 -27.5 31.7 31.7 +E (0-360) AS - Nanai Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [50] Nanay mistress of fishing, Sea of Okhotsk. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
2091 Gandvik Patera Gandvik Patera Triton 0 28 5.5 28 28 5.5 5.5 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Patera, paterae PE - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Tortuous sea; literally, "Serpent Bay" (Norse). 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2420 Hekt Cavus Hekt Cavus Triton 0 26 342 26 26 342 342 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Egyptian frog goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2504 Hili Hili Triton 0 -57 35 -57 -57 35 35 +E (0-360) AF - South Africa Plume, plumes PU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Zulu water-sprite. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2524 Hirugo Cavus Hirugo Cavus Triton 0 14.5 345 14.5 14.5 345 345 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Japanese deity born in shape of a jellyfish. 2010-05-15 14:18:34.0
2530 Ho Sulci Ho Sulci Triton 0 2 305 2 2 305 305 +E (0-360) AS - China Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Chinese sacred river. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2670 Ilomba Ilomba Triton 0 -14.5 57 -14.5 -14.5 57 57 +E (0-360) AF - Zambia Crater, craters AA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [30] Lozi (Zambia) water snake linked with destruction. 2012-05-02 08:41:56.277
2864 Jumna Fossae Jumna Fossae Triton 0 -13.5 44 -13.5 -13.5 44 44 +E (0-360) AS - India Fossa, fossae FO - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Hindu river goddess. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2951 Kasu Patera Kasu Patera Triton 0 39 14 39 39 14 14 +E (0-360) AS - Persian Patera, paterae PE - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Sacred lake of Zoroastrianism. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2952 Kasyapa Cavus Kasyapa Cavus Triton 0 7.5 358 7.5 7.5 358 358 +E (0-360) AS - India Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] The god Prajapati as a tortoise (India). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3022 Kibu Patera Kibu Patera Triton 0 10.5 43 10.5 10.5 43 43 +E (0-360) OC - Melanesia Patera, paterae PE - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Mabuiag (Melanisia) island of the dead. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3029 Kikimora Maculae Kikimora Maculae Triton 0 -31 78 -31 -31 78 78 +E (0-360) EU - Slavic Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Slavic spirit of swamps, household spirit. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3089 Kormet Sulci Kormet Sulci Triton 0 23 335.5 23 23 335.5 335.5 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Norse river through which dead must pass. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3112 Kraken Catena Kraken Catena Triton 0 14 35.5 14 14 35.5 35.5 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Catena, catenae CA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Norse giant sea monster. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3144 Kulilu Cavus Kulilu Cavus Triton 0 41 4 41 41 4 4 +E (0-360) AS - Babylon Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Babylonian destructive fish-man spirit. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3167 Kurma Kurma Triton 0 -16.5 61 -16.5 -16.5 61 61 +E (0-360) AS - India Crater, craters AA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Vishnu in the form of a tortoise. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3338 Leipter Sulci Leipter Sulci Triton 0 7 9 7 7 9 9 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Norse sacred river. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3368 Leviathan Patera Leviathan Patera Triton 0 17 28.5 17 17 28.5 28.5 +E (0-360) AS - Hebrew Patera, paterae PE - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Hebrew sea monster upholding earth. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3437 Lo Sulci Lo Sulci Triton 0 3.8 321 3.8 3.8 321 321 +E (0-360) AS - China Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Chinese sacred river. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3588 Mah Cavus Mah Cavus Triton 0 38 6 38 38 6 6 +E (0-360) AS - Persian Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Fish that holds up the universe (Persian). 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3590 Mahilani Mahilani Triton 0 -50.5 359.5 -50.5 -50.5 359.5 359.5 +E (0-360) OC - Tonga Plume, plumes PU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 - Tonga sea spirit. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3629 Mangwe Cavus Mangwe Cavus Triton 0 -7 343 -7 -7 343 343 +E (0-360) AF - Zambia Cavus, cavi CB - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [270] Ila (Zambia) "the flooder." 2012-05-02 08:42:20.424
3771 Mazomba Mazomba Triton 0 -18.5 63.5 -18.5 -18.5 63.5 63.5 +E (0-360) AF - Tanzania Crater, craters AA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Chaga (Tanzania) mythical large fish. 2013-03-22 11:42:34.37
3789 Medamothi Planum Medamothi Planum Triton 0 3.5 69 3.5 3.5 69 69 +E (0-360) EU - France Planum, plana PM - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] French fictional island, meaning "nowhere." 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3961 Monad Regio Monad Regio Triton 0 20 37 20 20 37 37 +E (0-360) AS - China Regio, regiones RE - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Chinese symbol of duality in nature. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4125 Namazu Macula Namazu Macula Triton 0 -25.5 14 -25.5 -25.5 14 14 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Japanese mythic fish; maker of earthquakes. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4385 Ob Sulci Ob Sulci Triton 0 -6 328 -6 -6 328 328 +E (0-360) AS - Ostyak Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Mouth of this river is Ostiak entrance to underworld. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
4496 Ormet Sulci Ormet Sulci Triton 0 17 337 17 17 337 337 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Norse river through which dead pass. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4959 Ravgga Ravgga Triton 0 -3 71.5 -3 -3 71.5 71.5 +E (0-360) EU - Finland Crater, craters AA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Finnish fortune-telling fish god. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4969 Raz Fossae Raz Fossae Triton 0 8 21.5 8 8 21.5 21.5 +E (0-360) EU - France Fossa, fossae FO - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Breton bay of souls. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
4990 Rem Maculae Rem Maculae Triton 0 13 349.5 13 13 349.5 349.5 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Macula, maculae MA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Egyptian fish who wept fertilizing tears. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5208 Ruach Planitia Ruach Planitia Triton 0 28 24 28 28 24 24 +E (0-360) EU - France Planitia, planitiae PL - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] French isle of winds. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5249 Ryugu Planitia Ryugu Planitia Triton 0 -5 27 -5 -5 27 27 +E (0-360) AS - Japan Planitia, planitiae PL - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Japanese undersea dragon palace. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5439 Set Catena Set Catena Triton 0 22 33.5 22 22 33.5 33.5 +E (0-360) AF - Egypt Catena, catenae CA - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Egypian water monster; personification of evil. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5572 Sipapu Planitia Sipapu Planitia Triton 0 -4 36 -4 -4 36 36 +E (0-360) NA - Pueblo Planitia, planitiae PL - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Pueblo (USA) hole or lake of emergence from underworld. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5598 Slidr Sulci Slidr Sulci Triton 0 23.5 350 23.5 23.5 350 350 +E (0-360) EU - Norse Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Norse river of daggers and spears. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0

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