Astrogeology Science Center

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

Boola

Columbia Valles

Chryse Colles

Crotone

Daga Vallis

Hyperborea Lingula

Jojutla

Olympia Cavi

Olympia Mensae

Puyo

Tenuis Mensa

Xanthe Chaos