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Nine New Crater Names Approved on Mercury

Monday, July 30, 2012

The Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved nine new names for craters on Mercury: Egonu, Gaudí, Kandinsky, Petronius, Prokofiev, Tolkien, Tryggvadóttir, Qiu Ying, and Yoshikawa. For details, see the list of Mercury feature names and the map of Mercury quadrangle H-1 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.