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103 Aibarchin Planitia Aibarchin Planitia Venus 1200 -73 25 -73 -73 25 25 +E (0-360) AS - Uzbekistan Planitia, planitiae PL v56 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Uzbek "Alpamysh" epic tale heroine. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
112 Aino Planitia Aino Planitia Venus 4985 -40.5 94.5 -30.1 -50.9 122.9 66 +E (0-360) EU - Finland Planitia, planitiae PL v47 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [48] Finnish heroine who became water spirit. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
130 Akhtamar Planitia Akhtamar Planitia Venus 2700 27 65 27 27 65 65 +E (0-360) AS - Armenian Planitia, planitiae PL v10 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Armenian epic heroine. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
195 Alma-Merghen Planitia Alma Merghen Planitia Venus 1500 -76 100 -76 -76 100 100 +E (0-360) AS - Mongolia Planitia, planitiae PL v62 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Mongol/Tibet/Buryat "Gheser" epic tale heroine. 2006-10-01 15:30:10.0
447 Atalanta Planitia Atalanta Planitia Venus 2050 45.6 165.8 47.5 43.7 181.4 148.5 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Planitia, planitiae PL v13 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek mythical heroine. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
469 Audra Planitia Audra Planitia Venus 1900 61 72 64 58 90 54 +E (0-360) EU - Lithuania Planitia, planitiae PL v03 Approved 1991-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Lithuanian sea mistress. 2009-11-02 10:59:32.0
697 Bereghinya Planitia Bereghinya Planitia Venus 3900 28.6 23.6 31 27.8 34.2 15.8 +E (0-360) EU - Slavic Planitia, planitiae PL v08 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Slavic water spirit. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
1688 Dzerassa Planitia Dzerassa Planitia Venus 2800 -15 295 -15 -15 295 295 +E (0-360) EU - Caucasus Planitia, planitiae PL v41 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Ossetian epic heroine; golden-haired daughter of water king. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
1993 Fonueha Planitia Fonueha Planitia Venus 3000 -44 48 -44 -44 48 48 +E (0-360) OC - Samoa Planitia, planitiae PL v45 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Samoan folktale blind old woman who became the shark. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2098 Ganiki Planitia Ganiki Planitia Venus 5160 40 202 47 33 217 187 +E (0-360) AS - Siberia Planitia, planitiae PL v14 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Orochian (Siberia) water spirit, mermaid. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
2273 Guinevere Planitia Guinevere Planitia Venus 7520 21.9 325 51.7 -4.6 346 297.2 +E (0-360) EU - Great Britain Planitia, planitiae PL v30 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [93] British, wife of Arthur. 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2283 Gunda Planitia Gunda Planitia Venus 1200 -16 267 -16 -16 267 267 +E (0-360) AS - Georgia Planitia, planitiae PL v40 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Abkhazian epic heroine, beautiful sister of the giant knights. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
2422 Helen Planitia Helen Planitia Venus 4360 -51.7 263.9 -46.5 -56.8 297.5 230.4 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Planitia, planitiae PL v60 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek; "the face that launched 1000 ships." 2006-10-01 15:30:11.0
2512 Hinemoa Planitia Hinemoa Planitia Venus 3700 5 265 5 5 265 265 +E (0-360) OC - New Zealand Planitia, planitiae PL v28 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Māori tale heroine; swam across Rotorua Lake to her friend. 2010-12-01 09:38:40.135
2675 Imapinua Planitia Imapinua Planitia Venus 2100 -60 142 -60 -60 142 142 +E (0-360) NA - Eskimo Planitia, planitiae PL v58 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] E. Greenland Eskimo sea mistress. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
2921 Kanykey Planitia Kanykey Planitia Venus 2100 -10 350 -10 -10 350 350 +E (0-360) AS - Kyrgyzstan Planitia, planitiae PL v43 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Kyrgyz "Manas" epic tale heroine, wife of the knight Manas. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
2968 Kawelu Planitia Kawelu Planitia Venus 3910 32.8 246.5 32.9 29.1 271.3 228.4 +E (0-360) OC - Hawaii Planitia, planitiae PL v16 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] Hawaiian mythological heroine, died and brought back to life. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3239 Laimdota Planitia Laimdota Planitia Venus 1800 -58 117 -58 -58 117 117 +E (0-360) EU - Latvia Planitia, planitiae PL v57 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Latvian myth heroine. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3306 Lavinia Planitia Lavinia Planitia Venus 2820 -47.3 347.5 -34.8 -53.9 358.9 327 +E (0-360) EU - Roman Planitia, planitiae PL v55 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Roman; wife of Aeneas. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3326 Leda Planitia Leda Planitia Venus 2890 44 65.1 48.2 39.8 68.9 61.2 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Planitia, planitiae PL v10 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Mother of Helen, Castor. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3388 Libuše Planitia Libuse Planitia Venus 1200 60 290 60 60 290 290 +E (0-360) EU - Czechoslovakia Planitia, planitiae PL v06 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Czech tales heroine, wiser of three sisters. 2008-11-17 15:50:40.0
3434 Llorona Planitia Llorona Planitia Venus 2600 18 145 32 10 160 136 +E (0-360) NA - Mexico Planitia, planitiae PL v24 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Mexican/Spanish folktale heroine. 2009-10-27 07:08:22.0
3482 Louhi Planitia Louhi Planitia Venus 2440 80.5 120.5 88.7 67.9 232.8 115.3 +E (0-360) EU - Finland Planitia, planitiae PL v01 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Karelo-Finn mother of the North. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
3491 Lowana Planitia Lowana Planitia Venus 2700 43 98 43 43 98 98 +E (0-360) OC - Australia Planitia, planitiae PL v11 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Australian aboriginal tale heroine; lived alone by the sea weaving baskets. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4061 Mugazo Planitia Mugazo Planitia Venus 1500 -69 60 -69 -69 60 60 +E (0-360) AS - Vietnam Planitia, planitiae PL - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Vietnamese tale heroine. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4170 Navka Planitia Navka Planitia Venus 2100 -8.1 317.6 0.8 -16.9 322.2 313 +E (0-360) EU - Slavic Planitia, planitiae PL v42 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [27] East-Slavic mermaid. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4303 Niobe Planitia Niobe Planitia Venus 5008 21 112.3 31.1 18.6 133.9 95.2 +E (0-360) EU - Greek Planitia, planitiae PL v23 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Greek; her 12 children killed by Artemis and Apollo. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4349 Nsomeka Planitia Nsomeka Planitia Venus 2100 -53 195 -53 -53 195 195 +E (0-360) AF - Bantu Planitia, planitiae PL v59 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 [111] Bantu culture heroine. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
4361 Nuptadi Planitia Nuptadi Planitia Venus 1200 -73 250 -73 -73 250 250 +E (0-360) NA - Mandan Planitia, planitiae PL v60 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Mandan (US Plains) folk heroine; had magic shell robe. 2006-10-01 15:30:12.0
5233 Rusalka Planitia Rusalka Planitia Venus 3600 3 170 17 -11 187 153 +E (0-360) EU - Russia Planitia, planitiae PL v25 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Russian mermaid. 2009-11-02 11:00:42.0
5404 Sedna Planitia Sedna Planitia Venus 3570 42.7 340.7 52.6 31 356.4 320.4 +E (0-360) NA - Eskimo Planitia, planitiae PL v19 Approved 1982-01-01 00:00:00.0 [1] Eskimo; her fingers became seals and whales. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5608 Snegurochka Planitia Snegurochka Planitia Venus 2775 86.6 328 80 76.5 217 57.2 +E (0-360) EU - Russia Planitia, planitiae PL v01 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [64] Snow maiden in Russian folktales, melted in spring. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
5619 Sogolon Planitia Sogolon Planitia Venus 1600 8 107 8 8 107 107 +E (0-360) AF - Mali Planitia, planitiae PL v23 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Mandingo (Mali) epic heroine, buffalo-woman, mother of giant. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
5823 Tahmina Planitia Tahmina Planitia Venus 3000 -23 80 -23 -23 80 80 +E (0-360) AS - Iran Planitia, planitiae PL v34 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Iranian (Farsi) epic heroine, wife of knight Rustam. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
6007 Tilli-Hanum Planitia Tilli Hanum Planitia Venus 2300 54 120 54 54 120 120 +E (0-360) AS - Azerbaijan Planitia, planitiae PL - Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Azeri "Ker-ogly" epic tale heroine. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0
6014 Tinatin Planitia Tinatin Planitia Venus 2500 -2 16 6 -10 28 4 +E (0-360) AS - Georgia Planitia, planitiae PL v32 Approved 1994-01-01 00:00:00.0 - Georgian epic heroine. 2009-11-02 11:01:47.0
6223 Undine Planitia Undine Planitia Venus 2800 13 303 13 13 303 303 +E (0-360) EU - Lithuania Planitia, planitiae PL v30 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Lithuanian water nymph, mermaid. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
6344 Vellamo Planitia Vellamo Planitia Venus 2155 45.4 149.1 45.4 45.3 158.7 139.4 +E (0-360) EU - Finland Planitia, planitiae PL v12 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Karelo-Finn mermaid. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
6393 Vinmara Planitia Vinmara Planitia Venus 1635 53.8 207.6 55.7 52 218.1 197.2 +E (0-360) OC - Melanesia Planitia, planitiae PL v05 Approved 1985-01-01 00:00:00.0 [83] Swan maiden whom sea god Qat kept on Earth by hiding her wings (New Hebrides). 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
6500 Wawalag Planitia Wawalag Planitia Venus 2600 -30 217 -30 -30 217 217 +E (0-360) OC - Australia Planitia, planitiae PL v51 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Yulengor (Arnhemland) tale heroines, two sisters who evolved language. 2006-10-01 15:30:13.0
6729 Zhibek Planitia Zhibek Planitia Venus 2000 -40 157 -40 -40 157 157 +E (0-360) AS - Kazakhstan Planitia, planitiae PL v49 Approved 1997-01-01 00:00:00.0 [107] Kazakh "Kyz-Zhibek" epic tale heroine. 2008-12-30 14:26:36.0

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