Astrogeology Science Center

New Names on Venus

19 July 2006

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

Chanum Coronae

Witte Patera

Azimua Tholi

Otohime Tholus

The name Oanuava Corona has been changed to the plural form Oanuava Coronae.