Farrum, Farra

  • Henrik HargitaiEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_147-1

A descriptor term used in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Definition

Pancake-like structure or a row of such structures (IAU Gazetteer 2014).

Previous Definition

Pancake-like structures (Batson and Russell 1995).

Origin of Term

A kind of food for cattle; Latin.

See Also

References

  1. Batson RM, Russell JF (1995) Gazetteer of planetary nomenclature 1994. USGS Bulletin 2129, International Astronomical Union Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature, Washington, DCGoogle Scholar
  2. IAU Gazetteer (2014) Gazetteer of planetary nomenclature. International Astronomical Union Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature. http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Planetary Science Research GroupEötvös Loránd University, Institute of Geography and Earth SciencesBudapestHungary