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Fifteen New Names Approved for Mars

19 June 2006

The following names have been provisionally approved by the IAU for features on Mars. The database information and images showing the features can be seen on the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Abalos Mensa

Abalos Scopuli

Baetis Chaos


Columbia Valles

Chryse Colles


Daga Vallis

Hyperborea Lingula


Olympia Cavi

Olympia Mensae


Tenuis Mensa

Xanthe Chaos