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New Name Approved for a Planitia on Mars

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The name Eridania Planitia has been approved for the Martian feature located at 38S, 238W. For more information, see the database information and the maps of MC-28 and MC-29 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Ten New Lacus Names Approved for Titan

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Ten names with the descriptor term lacus have been approved for use on Titan. For more information, see the list of Titan feature names and the map of the north polar region of Titan in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.