Living reference work entry
A descriptor term used in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.
Irregularly shaped depression on Titan having the appearance of a dry lake bed (IAU Gazetteer 2013).
Origin of Term
Small lake (diminutive form of lacus), Latin.
History of Nomenclature
Introduced in 2010 (Blue 2010).
KeywordsGeographical Information Small Lake Descriptor Term Diminutive Form Lacustrine Feature
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
- Blue J (2010) Seven Lacuna names approved for use on Titan. USGS Astrogeology Hot Topics. http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/HotTopics/#416
- IAU Gazetteer (2013) Gazetteer of planetary nomenclature. International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN). http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/DescriptorTerms
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