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New Lacus Name on Titan

Monday, March 29, 2010

The name Jingpo Lacus has been approved for the feature located at 73N, 336W. For more information, see the list of Titan surface features and the map of the north polar region of Titan in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Martian Crater Named Oyama

Friday, March 26, 2010

The name Oyama has been approved for the Martian crater located at 23.66N, 20.17W. For more information, see the list of Martian crater names and the map of MC-11 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Crater on Mercury

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The name Rachmaninoff has been approved for the crater on Mercury located at 27.6N, 302.4W. For more information, see the list of Mercury crater names and the map of this region of Mercury in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Two New Martian Crater Names Approved

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Two new names have been approved for Martian craters: Cankuzo and Luqa. For more information, see the list of Martian crater names in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Ten New Names Approved for Mercury Craters

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The following names have been approved for craters on Mercury: Bek, Copland, Debussy, Dominici, Firdousi, Geddes, Hokusai, Kipling, Picasso, and Steichen. For more information, see the list of Mercury crater names and the Mercury nomenclature maps in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.