USGS Astrogeology Science Center Nomenclature News http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/news News about current and upcoming space missions, USGS gelogic products and historical exhibits en-us <![CDATA[Name Approved for Feature on Mercury: Unity Rupes]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 Unity Rupes for a feature on Mercury. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Nine Names Approved for Features on Titan]]> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Titan South Pole Map in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Ten More Features on Ceres]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Ten Names Approved for Features on Ceres]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Erntedank Planum and names for nine craters. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Two Craters on Mars: Catota and Dunkassa]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Catota and Dunkassa. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Three Features on Mars: Coprates Mensa, Ius Mensa, and Melas Mensa]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Coprates Mensa, Ius Mensa, and Melas Mensa. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Feature on Titan: Xanthus Flumen]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Xanthus Flumen for a channel on Titan. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Three Craters on Mercury: Burke, Sapkota, and Yamada]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Burke, Sapkota, and Yamada. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for 15 More Features on Ceres]]> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Niman Rupes, Gerber Catena, and names for 13 craters. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Crater on Mars: Bradbury]]> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Bradbury for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Crater on Mercury: Kerouac]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Kerouac for a crater on Mercury. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Three Features and Landing Site on the Moon]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Chang'e 3 landing site on the Moon. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for 12 Features on Mercury]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for 13 Features on Ceres]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Ahuna Mons, Samhain Catena, and 11 craters on Ceres. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Feature on Mars: Kārūn Valles]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Karun Valles for a feature on Mars. For spelling of name using diacritical marks, and for more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]>