[Unda], Undae

  • Henrik HargitaiEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_389-1

A descriptor term used in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.


Dunes (IAU Gazetteer 2014).

Previous Definitions

Ripple-like, dunelike features (Burba 1990); Undulatory features (Kieffer 1992, p. 1313).

Origin of Term

Wave, Latin.

See Also


  1. Burba GA (1990) Names on the maps of Venus – a pre-magelGoogle Scholar
  2. IAU Gazetteer (2014) Gazetteer of planetary nomenclature. International Astronomical Union Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature, http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/DescriptorTerms
  3. Kieffer HH (1992) Mars. University of Arizona Press, TucsonGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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