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Name Approved for a Mountain on Mars

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Argyre Mons for a mountain on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-26 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Two New Rupes Names Approved on Mercury

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved two new rupes names on Mercury: La Dauphine Rupes and Paramour Rupes. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Names for Features on Vesta

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved new names for 34 craters, 1 fossa, 2 dorsa, and 1 rupes on Vesta. For more information, see the Vesta portion of the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Fluctus on Mars

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Zephyria Fluctus for a flow feature on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-15 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.