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Thirteen New Names Approved for Rhea Surface Features

Friday, August 6, 2010

Thirteen new names have been approved for features on Rhea, including 1 crater, 5 catenae, 5 chasmata, and 2 fossae. The descriptor terms and spellings of 2 approved names have also been changed; Kun Lun Chasma was changed to Kunlun Linea, and Pu Chou Chasma was changed to Puchou Catenae. For more information, see the list of Rhea feature names and the map of Rhea in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.