Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
| Editors: Henrik Hargitai, Ákos Kereszturi

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  • Henrik Hargitai
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_61

A descriptor term used in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Definition

Small hills or knobs (West 1982; IAU Gazetteer 2014).

Origin of Term

Hill, Latin.

History of Nomenclature

Introduced in 1982 (West 1982).

See Also

References

  1. IAU Gazetteer (2014) Gazetter of planetary nomenclature. International Astronomical Union Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature. http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/
  2. West R (ed) (1982) Proceedings of the 18th general assembly. Transactions of the IAU Vol. XVIII B. D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland; Boston, USA; London, EnglandGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NASA Ames Research Center/NPPMoffett FieldUSA