List of craters on Venus

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This is a list of named craters on Venus. All cytherean craters are named after famous women or female first names.

Direction of Increasing Longitude: east

NOTE: Please list only official names approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).[1]

A[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Abigail -52.2 111.2 18.4 Hebrew first name
Abika -52.5 104.4 14.5 Mari first name
Abington -47.8 277.7 21.7 Frances Abington, British actress
Abra 6.2 97.4 7.2 Ewe first name
Adaiah -47.3 253.4 18 Hebrew first name
Adamson -14.8 29.6 27.2 Joy Adamson, Austrian naturalist
Addams -56.2 98.9 87 Jane Addams, American social reformer
Adivar 8.9 76.2 30.3 Halide Edip Adıvar, Turkish author
Adzoba 12.8 117 10 Ewe first name
Aethelflaed -18.2 196.6 20 Ethelfleda, Mercian queen
Afiba -47.1 102.7 9.5 Ewe first name
Afiruwa 4.3 3.8 5.2 Hausa first name
Aftenia 50 324 7 Moldavian first name
Afua 15.5 124 10 Akan first name
Aglaonice -26.4 339.9 63.7 Aglaonice, Ancient Greek astronomer
Agnesi -39.4 37.7 42.4 Maria Agnesi, Italian mathematician
Agoe 13.1 4.3 6.3 Ewe first name
Agrippina -33.2 65.7 38.6 Agrippina the Elder, Roman empress
Ahava 53.6 187.3 10.4 Hebrew first name
Aigul 38.2 280.4 6 Kalmykia first name
Ailar -15.8 68.4 8.2 Turkish first name
Aimee 16.1 127.2 17 French first name
Aisha 39.3 53.3 10.6 Arabic first name
Aita 8.9 270.7 14 Estonian first name
Akeley 8 244.5 23.4 Delia Akeley, American explorer
Akhmatova 61.3 307.9 41.4 Anna Akhmatova, Russian poet
Akiko 30.6 187.3 17.4 Yosano Akiko, Japanese poet
Akosua -58.6 18.1 6.2 Akan first name
Aksentyeva -42 271.9 42.5 Zinaida Aksentyeva, Russian astronomer
Akuba 9.6 23 5.5 Ewe first name
Al-Taymuriyya 32.9 336.1 19 Ayesha Al-Taymuriyya, Egyptian author
Alcott -59.5 354.4 66 Louisa May Alcott, American author
Alima -46 229.2 10.3 Arabic first name
Alimat -29.5 205.9 13.5 Osset first name
Alina 8.3 267.78 3.7 Short form of French first name Adeline/Adelaide
Alison -4 165.6 14.4 Irish first name
Alma -2.4 228.8 16.8 Kazakh first name
Almeida 46.6 123.3 15.5 Portuguese first name
Altana 1.4 69.9 6 Kalmyk first name
Amalasuntha -11.5 342.4 15.4 Amalasuntha, Ostrogoth queen
Amanda -29.2 94.5 12.5 Latin first name
Amaya 11.3 89.4 34.5 Carmen Amaya, Spanish dancer
Amelia 8.57 280.45 3.3 Latin first name
Amenardes 15 54.3 27.9 Amenardes, Egyptian princess
Aminata 6.6 25.2 9.7 Mandinka first name
Anaxandra 44.2 162.3 20.4 Anaxandra, Ancient Greek artist
Andami -17.5 26.5 28.9 Azar Andami, Iranian physician and researcher
Andreianova -3 68.8 66.1 Elena Andreianova, Russian ballerina
Anicia -26.3 31.3 38.2 Anicia, Ancient Greek physician and poet
Annia Faustina 22.1 4.7 23.4 Faustina the Younger, Roman empress
Antonina 28.1 106.8 13.8 Russian first name
Anush 14.9 86.5 12.7 Armenian and Persian first name
Anya 39.5 297.8 18.1 Russian first name
Ariadne 43.9 360 23.6 Greek first name
Asmik 3.9 166.4 19.5 Armenian first name
Astrid -21.4 335.2 10.5 Scandinavian first name
Audrey 23.8 348.1 15.2 English first name
Aurelia 20.3 331.8 31.1 Aurelia, mother of Julius Caesar
Austen -25 168.4 45.1 Jane Austen, British novelist
Avene 40.4 149.4 10 Akan first name
Avviyar -18 353.7 20.6 Avviyar, Tamil novelist
Ayana -29.2 175.5 13.8 Altay first name
Ayashe 22.7 31.4 6.7 Hausa first name
Ayisatu 34.6 5.5 7 Fula first name

B[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Bachira 26.5 10 7.3 Algerian first name
Bądarzewska -22.6 137.2 29.6 Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska, Polish composer
Bahriyat 50.3 357.5 5 Kumyk first name
Baker 62.5 40.3 109 Josephine Baker, American dancer
Bakisat 26 356.8 7.4 Chechen first name
Balch 29.9 282.9 40 Emily Balch, American economist
Ban Zhao 17.1 147 39 Ban Zhao, Chinese historian
Baranamtarra 17.9 267.8 25.5 Baranamtarra, Mesopotamian queen
Barauka 10.6 346.3 12.9 Hausa first name
Barrera 16.6 109.4 27 Olivia Barrera, Spanish medical writer
Barrymore -52.3 195.7 56.6 Ethel Barrymore, American actress
Barsova 61.3 223 76 Valeria Barsova, Soviet singer
Barto 45.3 146.3 48 Agniya Barto, Soviet poet
Barton 27.4 337.5 52.2 Clara Barton, American Red Cross founder
Bascom -10.4 302.2 34.6 Florence Bascom, American geologist
Bashkirtseff 14.7 194 36.2 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter and diarist
Bassi -19 64.6 31 Laura Bassi, Italian physicist
Bathsheba -15.1 49.5 32.3 Bathsheba, Hebrew queen
Batten 15.2 217.4 65 Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator
Batya 72.7 235.4 9.3 Hebrew first name
Beecher 13 253.4 40.4 Catharine Beecher, American author
Behn -32.4 142 25.4 Aphra Behn, British writer
Bender -13 327.4 39.8 Heidi Julia Bender, American child author and artist[A]
Berggolts -63.5 53 29.5 Olga Berggolts, Russian poet
Bernadette -46.6 285.6 12.8 French first name
Bernhardt 31.6 84.4 25.3 Sarah Bernhardt, French actress
Bernice -40.7 14.8 12.6 Greek first name
Berta 62 322 20 Finnish first name
Bette -24.6 347.9 7.2 German first name
Bickerdyke -82 171.3 36.3 Mary Ann Bickerdyke, American nurse
Bineta 57.3 144.1 10.7 Mandinka first name
Birute 36.1 32 22.3 Lithuanian first name
Blackburne 11 183.9 30.5 Anna Blackburne, British biologist
Blanche -9.3 157 12.3 French first name
Blixen -60.1 145.7 20.8 Karen Blixen, Danish writer
Bly 37.7 305.5 18.7 Nellie Bly, American journalist
Boivin 4.3 299.5 20.4 Marie Boivin, French medical researcher
Boleyn 24.4 220.1 70.4 Anne Boleyn, English queen
Bonnevie -36.1 127 92.2 Kristine Bonnevie, Norwegian biologist
Bonnin -6.3 117.6 28.5 Gertrude Bonnin, aka Zitkala-Sa, Lakota social reformer
Boulanger -26.6 99.2 71.5 Nadia Boulanger, French pianist
Bourke-White 21.2 147.9 33.6 Margaret Bourke-White, American photo-journalist
Boyd -39.4 221.4 22 Louise Boyd, American explorer
Boye -9.6 292.3 28 Karin Boye, Swedish writer
Bradstreet 16.5 47.7 36 Anne Bradstreet, American poet
Bridgit -45.3 348.9 10 Irish first name
Brooke 48.4 296.6 22.9 Frances Brooke, English novelist
Browning 28.3 4.9 23.4 Elizabeth Browning, British poet
Bryce -62.5 197 23.9 Lucy Bryce, Australian medical pioneer
Buck -5.7 349.6 21.8 Pearl S. Buck, American writer
Budevska 0.5 143.2 18 Adriana Budevska, Bulgarian actress.
Bugoslavskaya -23 300.4 29.9 Yevgenia Bugoslavskaya, Soviet astronomer.

C[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Caccini 17.4 170.4 38.1 Francesca Caccini, Italian composer
Caitlin -65.3 12 14.7 Irish first name
Caiwenji -12.4 287.6 22.6 Cai Wenji, Chinese poet
Caldwell 23.6 112.4 51 Taylor Caldwell, American author
Callas 2.4 27 33.8 Maria Callas, American singer
Callirhoe 21.2 140.7 33.8 Callirhoe, Greek sculptor
Caroline 6.9 306.3 18 French first name
Carr -24 295.7 31.9 Emily Carr, Canadian artist
Carreno -3.9 16.1 57 Teresa Carreño, Venezuelan pianist
Carson -24.2 344.1 38.8 Rachel Carson, American biologist
Carter 5.3 67.3 17.5 Maybelle Carter, American singer
Castro 3.4 233.9 22.9 Rosalía de Castro, Galician poet
Cather 47.1 107 24.6 Willa Cather, American novelist
Centlivre 19.1 290.4 28.8 Susanna Centlivre, English actress
Chapelle 6.4 103.8 22 Georgette Chapelle, American journalist
Chechek -2.6 272.3 7.2 Tuvan first name
Chiyojo -47.8 95.7 40.2 Chiyojo, Japanese poet
Chloe -7.4 98.6 18.6 Greek first name
Cholpon 40 290 6.3 Kyrgyz first name
Christie 28.3 72.7 23.3 Agatha Christie, English author
Chubado 45.3 5.6 7 Fulbe first name
Clara -37.5 235.3 3.2 Latin first name
Clementina 35.9 208.6 4 Portuguese form of Clementine, French first name
Cleopatra 65.8 7.1 105 Cleopatra, Egyptian queen
Cline -21.8 317.1 38 Patsy Cline, American singer
Clio 6.3 333.5 11.4 Greek first name
Cochran 51.9 143.4 100 Jacqueline Cochran, American aviator
Cohn -33.3 208.1 18.3 Carola Cohn, Australian artist
Colleen -60.8 162.2 13.5 Irish first name
Comnena 1.2 343.7 19.5 Anna Comnena, Byzantine princess and writer
Conway 48.3 39 49.3 Lady Anne Finch Conway, English natural scientist
Cori 25.4 72.9 56.1 Gerty Cori, Czech biochemist
Corinna 22.9 40.6 19.2 Corinna, Greek poet
Corpman 0.3 151.8 46 Elizabeth Koopman Hevelius, astronomer
Cortese -11.4 218.4 27.7 Isabella Cortese, Italian physician
Cotton 70.8 300.2 48.1 Eugénie Cotton, French physicist
Cunitz 14.5 350.9 48.6 Maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer
Cynthia -16.7 347.5 15.9 Greek first name

D[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
d'Este -34.3 238.9 21.6 Isabella d'Este, Italian noblewoman
Dado -13.9 87.6 11.2 Fulbe first name
Dafina 28.6 244.1 5.5 Albanian first name
Danilova -26.4 337.2 48.8 Alexandra Danilova, Russian ballet dancer
Danute -63.5 56.5 12.3 Lithuanian first name
Daphne 41.3 280.4 15.5 Greek first name
Darline -19.3 232.6 13 Anglo-Saxon first name
Dashkova 78.2 306.5 45.1 Yekatrina Dashkova, Russian philologist
Datsolalee 38.3 171.8 17.5 Datsolalee, Washoe artist
de Ayala 12.4 31.9 19 Josefa de Ayala, Spanish painter
de Beausoleil -5 102.8 28.2 Martine de Beausoleil, French earth science researcher
de Beauvoir 2 96.1 52.5 Simone de Beauvoir, French writer
de Lalande 20.5 355 21.3 Marie-Jeanne de Lalande, French astronomer
de Staël 37.4 324.3 25 Anne de Staël, French writer
De Witt -6.5 275.6 20.7 Lydia De Witt, American pathologist
Deborah -37.3 10.6 9.7 Hebrew first name
Defa 32.2 11.3 8.5 Fulbe first name
Degu 27.3 289.9 5.5 Adygan first name
Deken 47.1 288.5 48 Agatha Deken, Dutch novelist
Deledda 76 127.5 32 Grazia Deledda, Italian novelist
Delilah -57.9 250.2 18.5 Hebrew first name
Deloria -32 97.1 31.9 Ella Deloria, Sioux Anthropologist
Dena -20.7 338.7 2.4 Lithuanian first name
Denise -14.4 94.7 2 Greek first name
Devorah -22.5 343.4 4.8 Hebrew first name
Devorguilla 15.3 4 22.9 Devorguilla Irish heroine
Dheepa -21.6 176.3 4.7 Indian first name
Dickinson 74.6 177.2 67.5 Emily Dickinson, American poet
Dinah -62.9 37.1 15.6 Hebrew first name
Dix -37 329 63.3 Dorothea Dix, American social activist
Dolores 51.4 201.6 12.6 Spanish first name
Domnika 18.4 294.3 6.7 Moldavian first name
Doris 2.3 90 14.5 Greek first name
Dorothy -35.4 11.3 8.4 Greek first name
du Chatelet 21.5 165 18.5 Émilie du Châtelet, French mathematician, physicist
Duncan 68.1 291.7 40.3 Isadora Duncan, American dancer
Dunghe -56.2 295.3 5.5 Kalmyk first name
Durant -62.3 227.7 21.1 Ariel Durant, American writer
Duse -82.5 358 30.4 Eleonora Duse, Italian actress
Dyasya 5.1 297.6 7.8 Nganasan (Samoyed) first name

E[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Edgeworth 32.2 22.8 29 Maria Edgeworth, Irish writer
Edinger -68.8 208.5 33.3 Tilly Edinger, American geologist (1897–1967)
Efimova 81 223 26.5 Nina Simonovich-Efimova, Soviet painter and puppet-theatre designer (1877–1948)
Eila -75 94.6 9.5 Finnish first name
Eileen -22.8 232.7 16.1 Irish first name
Eini -41.6 96.4 5.9 Finnish first name
Elena -18.3 73.4 17.6 Italian first name
Elenora 47.1 6.9 4.5 German first name (variation of Eleanor)
Elizabeth 59.1 215.4 10.5 Hebrew first name
Ellen -22.8 281.3 14.6 German first name
Elma -10.1 91.1 10.2 Finnish first name
Elza -34.4 275.9 18 Latvian first name
Emilia -26.5 88.2 12.5 Swedish first name
Emma -13.7 302.3 11.8 German first name
Enid 16.4 352.1 9.2 Celtic first name
Erika 72 175.4 10.5 Hungarian, German first name
Erin -47 184.8 13.6 Irish first name
Erinna -78 309.1 33.8 Erinna
Erkeley 43.9 103.3 8 Altai first name
Ermolova 60.3 154.4 60.9 Maria Yermolova, Russian actress (1853–1928)
Erxleben -50.9 39.4 31.6 Dorothea Christiane Erxleben, first woman Ph.D in Germany (1715–1762)
Escoda 18.2 149.5 19.6 Josefa Llanes Escoda
Esmeralda 64.4 104.5 9.8 Gypsy first name
Estelle 1.1 93.7 18.8 Latin first name
Esterica 36.8 3.6 3.6 Romanian first name
Esther 19.4 21.8 17.6 Persian first name
Eudocia -59.1 202 27.5 Aelia Eudocia
Eugenia 80.6 105.4 6 Greek first name
Evangeline 69.6 221.9 16 Greek first name
Evelyn -61.2 212.3 18 Celtic first name
Evika -5.1 31.4 20.3 Tatar first name
Ezraela 57 186.8 7.8 Hebrew first name

F[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Faiga 4.9 170.9 9.6 Anglo-Saxon first name
Faina 71.1 100.7 10 Turkish first name
Farida 4.8 39 18 Muslim first name from Arabic
Fatima -17.8 31.9 14.5 Arabic first name
Faufau 18.8 8.3 7.8 Polynesian first name
Fava -0.7 87.4 9.7 Dunghan (Kyrgyzstan) first name
Fazu 32.4 106 6.1 Avarian (Daghestan) first name
Fedorets 59.7 65.6 57.6 Valentina Aleksandrovna Fedorets, Soviet astronomer (1923–1976)
Felicia -19.8 226.5 11.5 Latin first name
Ferber 26.4 12.9 23.1 Edna Ferber
Fernandez 76.2 17.2 23.7 M. A. Fernandez, Spanish actress (18th century).
Ferrier 15.7 111.3 29.1 Kathleen Ferrier
Feruk -64 107.6 8.3 Nivkhi (Sakhalin Isl.) first name
Festa 11.5 27.2 35.3 Italian painter
Fiona 5 166.6 3.5 Celtic first name
Firuza 51.8 108 6 Persian first name
Flagstad -54.3 18.9 39.2 Kirsten Flagstad
Florence -15.2 85 10.5 English first name
Flutra -68.4 112 6 Albanian first name
Fossey 2 188.7 30.4 Dian Fossey
Fouquet -15.1 203.5 47.8 Marie Fouquet, French medical writer, charity worker (17th century).
Francesca -28 57.7 17 Italian first name
Frank -13.1 12.9 22.7 Anne Frank
Fredegonde -50.5 93.3 25.2 Fredegund, Frankish queen (d. AD 597)
Frida 68.2 55.6 21.6 Swedish first name
Frosya 29.5 113.4 9.8 Russian first name
Fukiko -23.1 105.8 13.9 Japanese first name

G[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Gabriela -17.8 240.4 17.5 Hebrew first name
Gahano -80.2 77.4 4.5 Seneca first name
Gail -16.1 97.5 10 Hebrew first name
Galina 47.6 307.1 16.8 Bulgarian first name
Galindo -23.3 258.8 23.8 Beatrix Galindo, Spanish physician and educator (1465–1534)
Gautier 26.3 42.8 59.3 Judith Gautier: French Poet and novelist (1845 – 1917)
Gaze 17.9 240.2 33.3 Vera Gaze, Soviet astronomer (1899–1954)
Gentileschi 45.2 260.6 20.5 Artemisia Gentileschi : Italian painter (1593 – c. 1656)
Georgina -20.4 58.8 5.9 Greek first name
Germain -37.9 63.7 35.5 Sophie Germain, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher.(1776 – 1831)
Giliani -72.9 142.1 19.9 Alessandra Giliani, Italian anatomist (1307–1326)
Gillian -15.2 50.1 14.7 Latin first name
Gilmore -6.7 132.8 21.3 Mary Gilmore, Australian poet and journalist.(1865 – 1962)
Gina 78.1 76.5 14.6 Italian first name
Giselle -11.8 298 10.4 French first name
Glaspell -58.4 269.6 26.3 Susan Glaspell, American playwright, actress, director, novelist, and journalist. (1876 – 1948)
Gloria 68.5 94.2 20.7 Portuguese first name
Godiva -56.1 251.6 30.7 Lady Godiva, (Godgifu) Mercian noblewoman (c. 1040-1085)
Goeppert-Mayer 59.7 26.8 33.5 Maria Goeppert-Mayer, was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics. (1906 – 1972)
Golubkina 60.3 286.5 28.4 Anna Golubkina, Soviet sculptor (1864–1927)
Goncharova -63 97.7 30.3 Natalia Goncharova, Russian avant-garde artist, painter, costume designer, writer, illustrator, and set designer. (1881 –1962)
Grace -13.8 268.9 19 Greek first name
Gražina 72.4 337.5 16.5 Lithuanian first name
Greenaway 22.9 145.1 93 Kate Greenaway, English children's book illustrator and writer. (1846 – 1901)
Gregory 7.1 95.8 18 Isabella Augusta Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. (1852 – 1932)
Gretchen -59.7 212.3 20.8 German first name
Grey -52.4 329.4 50 Lady Jane Grey, English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England for 9 days July 1553. (1536/1537 – 1554)
Grimke 17.2 215.3 34.8 Sarah Grimké, American slavery abolitionist, writer, and women's suffragist.(1792 –1873)
Guan Daosheng -61.1 181.8 43.6 Guan Daosheng, Chinese painter, calligrapher (1262–1319)
Gudrun 10.6 326.4 13.3 Norse first name
Guilbert -58 13.6 25.5 Yvette Guilbert, French cabaret singer and actress of the Belle Époque. (1865 – 1944)
Gulchatay 20.5 295.5 9 Arabic first name
Gulnara -23.7 174 5 Persian first name گلناره
Guzel -57.6 298.7 7.3 Turkic first name
Gwynn 9.7 37.2 32 Nell Gwyn, Long-time mistress of King Charles II of England. (1650 – 1687)

H[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Hadisha -39 97.2 8.9 Kazakh first name
Halima 28.5 14.6 8.9 Hausa first name
Halle -19.8 145.5 21.5 Wilhelmina Halle (Wilma Neruda), Austrian violinist (1839–1911)
Hamuda 62.9 2.5 15.8 Hebrew first name
Hanka -27.3 114.3 5 Czech first name
Hannah 17.9 102.6 19.8 Hebrew first name
Hansberry -22.7 324.1 26.6 Lorraine Hansberry, American playwright (1930–1965)
Hapei 66.1 178 4.2 Cheyenne (Oklahoma) first name
Hayashi 53.8 243.9 43.1 Hayashi Fumiko, Japanese writer (1903–1951)
Heather -6.8 334.1 11.5 English first name
Heidi 23.6 350.1 15.2 First name, form of Hester.
Helga -10.4 116.7 8.8 Norwegian first name.
Hellman 4.7 356.3 34.7 Lillian Hellman, American playwright, author (1905–1984).
Heloise 40 51.9 38 Heloise, French physician, hospital founder (c. 1098-1164).
Helvi 12.4 82.7 12.2 Estonian first name.
Henie -51.9 146 70.4 Sonja Henie, Norwegian skater (1912–1969).
Hepworth 5.1 94.7 62.6 Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor (1903–1975).
Higgins 8.1 241.3 40 Marguerite Higgins, American journalist (1920–1966).
Hilkka -69 72 10.3 Finnish first name.
Himiko 19 124.3 36.6 Himiko, Japanese queen (4th century).
Hiriata 15.3 23.5 5 Polynesian first name.
Hiromi 35.2 287.3 6 Japanese first name.
Holiday -46.7 12.8 27.7 Billie Holiday, American singer (1915–1959).
Horner 23.4 97.7 25.2 Mary Horner, English naturalist, geologist (19th century).
Howe -45.7 174.8 38.6 Julia Howe, American biographer, poet (1819–1910).
Hsueh T'ao -52.6 13.8 21 Hsueh T'ao, Chinese poet, artist (c. AD 760).
Hua Mulan 86.8 337.7 24 Hua Mulan, Chinese warrior (c. AD 590).
Huang Daopo -54.2 165.3 29.1 Huang Daopo, Chinese engineer.
Huarei 15 32.3 8.5 Polynesian first name.
Hull 59.4 263.6 47.3 Peggy Hull, American war correspondent (1889–1967).
Hurston -77.6 94.7 52.4 Zora Hurston, American writer, anthropologist (1891–1960).
Hwangcini 6.3 141.8 30.2 Hwang Jini, Korean poet (16th century)

I[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Icheko 6.6 97.9 5.9 Evenk/Tungu first name
Ichikawa -61.6 156.3 31.4 Fusae Ichikawa, Japanese feminist (1893–1981).
Ilga -12.4 307.3 10.8 Latvian first name.
Imagmi -48.4 100.7 7.6 Eskimo (Chukotka) first name.
Indira 64.1 289.8 16.6 Hindu first name.
Ines -67.1 241.9 11.2 First name, Galician-Portuguese and Spanish version of Agnes.
Inga 38.1 226.6 10 Danish first name.
Ingrid -12.4 308.9 11.5 Scandinavian first name.
Inira -43.1 239.4 16.5 Eskimo first name.
Inkeri -28.3 223.9 10.1 Finnish first name.
Iondra 10.5 286.5 7.9 Selkup (Samoyed) first name.
Iraida 27.8 108.1 6.5 Greek first name.
Irene 49.8 134 13.6 Greek first name.
Irina 35 91.2 15.2 Russian first name.
Irinuca 51.4 121.9 8 Romanian first name.
Irma -50.9 122 9.5 Finnish first name.
Isabella -29.8 204.2 175 Isabella of Castile, Spanish queen (1451–1504).
Isako -9 278 13.5 Japanese first name.
Isolde -74.5 211.9 11.9 English first name.
Istadoy -51.8 132.6 5.4 Tajik/Persian first name.
Ivka 68.2 303.8 14.9 Serbocroatian first name.
Ivne -27 132.8 9 Koryak (Kamchatka) first name.
Izakay -12.3 210.8 10.2 Mari first name.
Izudyr -53.9 135.2 6.6 Mari (Volga Finn) first name.

J[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Jaantje 46.5 123 7.8 Dutch first name.
Jacqueline -70.1 123.6 16.5 French first name.
Jadwiga 68.4 91 12.7 Polish first name.
Jalgurik -42.3 125.1 7.5 Evenk/Tungu first name.
Jamila 45.8 134.8 7.9 Arabic first name.
Jane -60.5 304.8 10.2 Hebrew] first name.
Janice 87.3 261.9 10 English first name.
Janina -2 135.7 9.3 Polish first name.
Janyl -28 138.8 5.6 Kyrgyz first name.
Jasmin 15.6 61.6 15.1 Persian first name.
Jeanne 40.1 331.5 19.4 French first name.
Jennifer -4.6 99.8 9.6 Greek first name.
Jerusha -22 342.7 17.2 Hebrew first name.
Jex-Blake 65.4 169.3 31.6 Sophia Jex-Blake, British pioneer woman physician (1840–1912).
Jhirad -16.8 105.6 50.2 Jerusha Jhirad, Indian physician.
Jitka -61.9 70.9 13 Slovakian first name.
Jocelyn -33.2 276.4 14 German first name.
Jodi -35.7 68.7 10.2 English first name.
Johanna 19.5 247.3 15.1 Hebrew first name.
Johnson 51.8 254.6 24.5 Amy Johnson, Australian aviator (1903–1941).
Joliot-Curie -1.6 62.4 91.1 Irène Joliot-Curie, French physicist, Nobel laureate (1897–1956).
Joshee 5.5 288.7 37 Anandibai Joshee, Indian pioneer physician (1865–1887).
Juanita -62.8 90 19.3 Spanish first name.
Judith -29.1 104.5 16.6 Hebrew first name.
Julie 51 242.6 13.5 Czech, German first name.
Jumaisat -15.1 135.6 7.5 Kumyk (Daghestan) first name.
Jutta 0 142.6 7 Finnish first name.

K[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Kafutchi 26.7 16.4 7.1 Bantu first name.
Kahlo -59.9 178.9 35.6 Frida Kahlo, Mexican artist (1910–1954).
Kaikilani -32.8 163.2 19.9 Kaikilani, first female ruler of Hawaii, (c. 1555).
Kaisa 13.5 293.3 12 Finnish first name.
Kala 1.5 314.4 17.4 Koryak (Kamchatka) first name.
Kalombo -30.5 34 9.6 Bantu first name.
Kanik -32.5 249.9 16.5 Sakhalin first name.
Karen -12.4 17.7 10.5 Greek first name.
Karo 21.9 37.2 7 Maori first name.
Kartini 57.8 333 23.4 Kartini, Javanese educator (1879–1904).
Kastusha -28.6 59.9 13 Mordovian (Volga River Finn, Russia) first name.
Katrya -29.5 108.7 9.2 Ukrainian first name.
Katya 57.8 285.7 10.5 Russian first name.
Kauffman 49.4 27.1 25.5 Angelica Kauffman, German painter (1741–1807).
Kavtora 59 23.3 9.8 Afghan first name.
Kelea 8.9 25.6 24.5 Chiefess of Maui, Keleanohoanaapiapi (c. 1450).
Kelila 52.6 191.8 5 Hebrew first name.
Kelly -4.8 359.2 11.2 Gaelic first name.
Kemble 47.7 14.9 23.6 Fanny Kemble, English actress (1809–1893).
Kenny -44.4 271.1 52.7 Elizabeth Kenny, Australian nurse, therapist (1886–1952).
Ketzia 3.9 300.5 14.6 Hebrew first name.
Khadako 54.2 139.3 7.4 Nenets (Samoyed) first name.
Khafiza 6 299.2 7 Arabic first name.
Khatun 40.3 87.2 44.1 Mihri Khatun, Turkish poet (1456–1514).
Khelifa -1.5 129.9 10.8 Arabic first name.
Kimitonga -25.1 48.3 5 Polynesian first name.
Kingsley -22.6 306.4 26.6 Mary Kingsley, English explorer, writer (1862–1900).
Kiris 20.9 98.8 13.3 Latvian first name.
Kitna -28.9 277.3 15.3 Kamchatka first name.
Klafsky -20.7 188.1 25.5 Katharina Klafsky, Hungarian opera singer (1855–1896).
Klenova 78.1 104.5 141 Maria Klenova, Soviet marine geologist (c. 1910-1978).
Kodu 0.9 338.7 10.5 Wolof (W. Africa, Senegal) first name.
Koidula 64.2 139.6 67 Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet(1843–1886).
Koinyt -30.9 293.2 11.7 Nivkh (E. Siberia) first name.
Kollado -61 53.4 5.5 Fulbe first name.
Kollwitz 25.2 133.6 29.1 Kathe, German artist (1867–1945).
Konopnicka 14.5 166.6 20.1 Maria Konopnicka Polish poet (1842–1910).
Kosi -43.9 54.9 7.7 Ewe first name.
Kristina -65.2 315.9 9.7 Slavonic form of Christiana, Latin first name.
Kumba 26.3 332.7 11.4 Fulbe (W. Africa, Guinea) first name.
Kumudu 61.3 154.1 4.4 Singalese first name.
Kuro 7.8 57.6 8.8 Fulbe first name.
Kyen -6.2 64.7 5.2 Bantu first name.
Kylli 41.1 67 13.2 Finnish first name.

L[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
La Fayette 70.2 107.6 39.6 Marie la Fayette.
Lachappelle 26.7 336.7 36.8 Marie Lachappelle, French medical researcher (1769–1821).
Lagerlöf 81.2 285.2 56 Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish novelist (1858–1940).
Landowska 84.6 74.3 33 Wanda Landowska, Polish harpsichordist (1877–1959).
Langtry -17 155 50.3 Lillie Langtry, English actress (1853–1929).
Lara -4.2 2.9 3.4 Latin first name.
Larisa -18.47 131.06 3.7 Latin first name.
Laulani -68.2 121.2 12.4 Hawaiian first name.
Laura 48.9 141.2 17.2 Spanish, Italian first name.
Laurencin -15.4 46.5 29.8 Marie Laurencin, French painter (1885–1956).
Lazarus -52.9 127.2 24.2 Emma Lazarus, American poet (1849–1887).
Leah -34.2 187.8 12 Hebrew first name.
Lebedeva 45.2 49.8 37.4 Sarah Lebedeva, Soviet sculptor (1881–1968).
Lehmann -44.1 39.1 21.7 Inge Lehmann, Danish geophysicist (1888-?).
Leida -23.3 266.6 18.8 Estonian first name.
Leila -44.2 86.8 18.8 Arabic first name.
Lena 39.5 23 15.2 Russian first name.
Lenore 38.7 292.2 15.5 Greek first name (form of Helen).
Leona -3.1 169 3 Greek first name.
Leonard -73.8 185.2 31.7 Wrexie Leonard, American assistant to P. Lowell (1867–1937).
Leslie -11.2 13.5 7.2 English first name.
Letitia 34.5 288.7 17.5 Latin first name.
Leyster 1 260 45.8 Judith Leyster, Dutch painter (1609–1660).
Lhagva -75.8 300.1 7.9 Mongolian first name.
Li Qingzhao 23.7 94.6 22.8 Li Qingzhao, Chinese essayist, scholar (1085–1151).
Lida 36.6 273.9 20.3 Russian first name.
Lilian 25.6 336 13.5 Hebrew first name.
Liliya 30.2 31.1 15 Russian first name.
Lind 50.2 355 25.8 Jenny Lind, Swedish singer (1820–1887).
Linda -12.4 2.8 7.1 Latin first name.
Lineta -5 354.1 15.6 Latvian first name.
Lisa 29 182 4.5 Hebrew first name, short form of Elizabeth.
Liv -21.1 303.9 11.2 Norwegian first name.
Loan 28.3 60 7.4 Vietnamese first name.
Lockwood -32.9 51.6 22 Belva Lockwood, American lawyer, feminist (1830–1917).
Lois -17.9 214.7 13.5 Greek first name.
Lonsdale 55.6 222.4 43 Kathleen Lonsdale, English physicist, crystallographer (1903–1971).
Lorelei 55.7 243.9 15 German first name.
Loretta -19.7 202.6 13.5 Latin first name.
Lotta 51.1 335.9 11.8 Swedish first name.
Lu Zhi -42.6 303.4 8.3 Chinese first name.
Lucia -62.1 67.8 16 Latin first name.
Lullin 23 81.3 25.1 Maria Lullin, (1751-1822) wife of the Swiss entomologist François Huber (1750–1831).
Lydia 10.7 340.7 15.2 Greek first name.
Lyon -66.5 270.6 12.4 Mary Lyon, American educator, college president (1797–1849).
Lyuba 1.6 283.9 12.4 Russian first name.
Lyudmila 62.1 329.7 14.1 Russian first name.

M[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Ma Shouzhen -35.7 92.5 18.9 Ma Shouzhen, Chinese poet, painter (1592–1628).
Maa-Ling -14.7 359.5 6 Chinese first name.
MacDonald 30 120.7 17.6 Flora MacDonald, Scottish Jacobite.
Madeleine -4.7 293.2 16 French first name.
Madina 22.7 58 6.3 Kabarda first name.
Mae -40.5 345.2 7.5 Greek first name, form of Margaret.
Magda 67 329.7 10.1 Danish first name.
Magdalena -11.2 48.7 11.5 Spanish form of Hebrew first name.
Magnani 58.6 337.2 26.4 Anna Magnani.
Mahina -2 182.2 15.4 Hawaiian first name.
Makola -3.8 106.7 16.6 [Hawaiian first name.
Maltby -23.3 119.7 36.6 Margaret Maltby, American physicist (1860–1944).
Mamajan -65.1 257.3 2 Turkman first name from Persian.
Mansa -33.9 63.4 8.1 Akan first name.
Manton 9.3 26.9 20.5 Sidnie Manton, English zoologist (1902–1980)
Irene, botanist (1904–1988).
Manzolini 25.6 91.3 41.8 Anna Morandi, Italian anatomist, teacher (1716–1774).
Maranda 4.9 169.7 16.8 Latvian first name.
Marere 19.6 65.8 6.3 Polynesian first name.
Maret -33.3 280.2 11.7 Estonian first name.
Margarita 12.7 9.2 13 Greek first name.
Margit 60.1 273.1 14 Hungarian first name.
Maria Celeste 23.4 140.4 97.5 Maria Celeste, daughter of Galileo (d. 1634).
Marianne 9.3 358 9 Greek first name, from Mary.
Marie -21.7 232.4 14.2 French first name.
Mariko -23.3 132.9 12.9 Japanese first name.
Markham -4.1 155.6 71.8 Beryl Markham.
Marsh -63.6 46.6 47.7 Ngaio Marsh.
Martinez -11.7 174.7 23.5 Maria Martinez.
Marysya 53.3 75.1 6.3 Belorussian first name.
Marzhan -58.9 248.3 13.8 Karakal first name.
Masako -30.2 53.2 23.8 Hozyo Masako.
Masha 60.7 88.5 6.4 Russian first name.
Matahina -72.3 65.9 8.5 Polynesian first name.
Maurea -39.5 69.1 9.9 Polynesian first name.
Mbul'di 23.8 74.7 6 Fulbe/Wodabi first name.
Mead 12.5 57.2 270 Margaret Mead.
Medhavi -19.4 40.6 30.4 Pandita Ramabai Medhavi, East Indian author, humanitarian (1858–1922).
Megan -61.8 130.6 15.8 Welsh first name.
Meitner -55.6 321.6 149 Lise Meitner.
Melanie -62.8 144.3 12.3 Greek first name.
Melanka 34.4 19.2 9 Ukrainian first name.
Melba 4.7 193.5 21.8 Nellie Melba.
Melina -69.9 319.5 12.7 Greek first name.
Meredith -14.5 278.9 11.4 English first name.
Merian 34.5 76.3 22.2 Maria Sibylla Merian.
Merit Ptah 11.4 115.6 16.5 Merit Ptah.
Michelle -19.6 40.5 15 French first name.
Mildred -51.7 348.3 12 English first name.
Millay 24.4 111.2 48 Edna St. Vincent Millay, American poet (1892–1950).
Miovasu 72.1 99.9 4.5 Cheyenne first name.
Mirabeau 1.1 284.3 23.8 Sibylle Riqueti de Mirabeau, French writer (d. 1932).
Miriam 36.5 48.2 16.5 Hebrew first name.
Mona Lisa 25.6 25.1 79.4 Lisa Giacondo, the model for Leonardo da Vinci's painting Mona Lisa (b. c. 1474).
Monika 72.3 122.4 25.5 German first name.
Montessori 59.4 280 42.1 Maria Montessori.
Montez 17.9 266.5 21.1 Lola Montez.
Moore -30.4 248.4 21.1 Marianne Moore.
Morisot -61.2 211.3 48 Berthe Morisot.
Mosaido 17.3 75.2 7.4 Fulbe/Wodabi first name.
Moses 34.6 119.9 28 Grandma Moses.
Mowatt -14.6 292.3 38.4 Anna Cora Mowatt, American actress, playwright, author (1819–1870).
Mu Guiying 41.2 81 32.3 Mu Guiying, Chinese warrior.
Mukhina 29.5 0.5 24.5 Vera Mukhina.
Mumtaz-Mahal 30.3 228.4 38.2 Mumtaz Mahal.
Munter -15.3 39.3 32.1 Gabriele Münter.
Muriel -41.7 12.4 20.2 Greek first name.

N[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Nadeyka -54.8 305.3 9.3 Belorussian first name.
Nadia -27.9 0.6 11.3 Russian first name.
Nadine 7.8 359.1 18.6 French first name.
Nadira 44.1 201.5 31.4 Nodira Uzbek poet (1791–1842).
Nakai -61 286.2 4.5 Cheyenne first name.
Nahid Persian first name.
Nalkowska 28.1 290 22.2 Zofia Nałkowska, Polish novelist, playwright (1884–1954).
Nalkuta 30.1 307.8 6.5 Ossetian (N. Caucasus) first name.
Namiko 43.4 56.2 13 Japanese first name.
Nana 49.8 75.4 8.8 Serbocroatian first name.
Nancy 6.4 272.2 4.4 Hebrew first name.
Nanichi -44.8 337.8 19 Taíno (Puerto Rico) first name.
Naomi 6 70.3 17.5 Hebrew first name.
Nastya -49 275.8 12.5 From Anastasiya, Russian first name.
Natalia 67.1 272.9 10.8 Romanian first name.
Ndella -15.9 60.7 5.9 Wolof first name.
Neda 16.7 313.5 7.7 Macedonian first name.
Nedko -8.8 317.6 8.5 Nenets (Samoyed) first name.
Neeltje 12.4 124.4 10 Dutch first name.
Nelike -26.8 329.2 6.3 Nanay (E. Siberia) first name.
Němcová 5.9 125.1 22.9 Božena Němcová, Czech novelist, poet (1820–1882).
Nevelson -35.3 307.8 69.8 Louise Nevelson, American artist (1899–1988).
Ngaio -53.3 61.8 9.5 Maori first name.
Ngone 6 331.9 12.2 Wolof (W. Africa, Senegal) first name.
Nicole 48.4 259.3 6.4 French first name.
Nijinskaya 25.8 122.5 36.2 Bronislava Nijinskaya, Russian dancer (1891–1972).
Nilanti -38.2 331.4 9.2 Singalese first name.
Nilsson -75.9 277.6 27.3 Christina Nilsson, Swedish opera singer, violinist (1843–1921).
Nin -3.9 266.4 27.1 Anaïs Nin, French novelist (1903–1977).
Nina -55.5 238.7 24.6 Russian first name.
Ninzi 15.9 331.7 7.1 Burma (Myanmar) first name.
Nofret -58.8 252.2 22.5 Nofret, Egyptian queen (c. 1900 BC).
Nomeda -49.2 55.5 10.4 Lithuanian first name.
Noreen 33.6 22.7 18.6 Irish first name.
Noriko -5.3 358.3 7.5 Japanese first name.
Nsele 6.7 64.2 5.1 Mandingo first name.
Nuon 78.6 336.6 6.5 Khmer first name.
Nuriet 20.6 245.6 17.9 Adygan (N. Caucasus) first name.
Nutsa 27.5 341.2 8 Abkhazian (Georgia) first name.
Nyal'ga 17 64.5 5.5 Fulbe/Wodabi first name.
Nyele -22.7 318.4 11.9 Mandingo (W. Africa, Mali) first name.
Nyogari -46.4 306.4 13 Ewe (W. Africa, Ghana) first name.

O[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
O'Connor -26 143.9 30.4 Flannery O'Connor.
O'Keeffe 24.5 228.8 76.9 Georgia O'Keeffe, American artist (1887–1986).
Oakley -29.3 310.5 18.4 Annie Oakleycd, American sharpshooter, entertainer (1860–1926).
Obukhova 70.7 289.7 46 Nadezhda Obukhova, Soviet singer (1886–1961).
Odarka 40.8 138.2 7 Ukrainian first name.
Odikha -41.6 238.1 10.6 Uzbek first name.
Odilia 81.2 200.2 20.8 Portuguese first name.
Ogulbek 2.4 145 6.5 Turkman first name.
Oivit -73.9 195.5 4.8 Cheyenne first name.
Oksana 11.9 352 7.7 Ukrainian first name.
Oku -64.2 232.2 13.3 Karelian first name.
Olena 10.9 149 7 Ukrainian first name.
Olesnicka 18.3 210.9 33 Zofia Oleśnicka, Polish poet (fl. c. 1550).
Olesya 5.6 273.3 12 Ukrainian first name.
Olga 26.1 283.8 15.5 Russian first name.
Olivia 37.2 207.9 10.2 Latin first name.
Olya 51.4 291.8 13.4 Russian first name.
Oma -42.7 329.1 7.6 Sioux first name.
Onissya -25.6 150.2 8.2 Komi-Permyak (Urals Finn) first name.
Opika -57.1 151.9 9.8 Chuvash (Volga area) first name.
Orczy 3.7 52.3 26.9 Emmuska Orczy, Hungarian novelist, playwright (1865–1947).
Orguk -23.5 198.2 11.7 Nivkhi (Amur River area, E. Siberia) first name.
Orlette -68.1 193.3 12.5 French first name.
Orlova 56.5 235 19.6 Lyubov Orlova, Soviet actress (1902–1975).
Ortensia 7.6 155.7 7 Italian first name.
Oshalche 29.7 155.5 8.3 Mari (Volga Finn) first name.
Osipenko 71.2 321 30 Polina Osipenko, Soviet aviator (1907–1939).
Ottavia -47.5 187.1 12.9 Roman first name.
Outi 61.6 267.7 10.5 Finnish first name.

P[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Paige -1.2 24.6 6.8 Italian first name.
Pamela 11 238.5 14.2 English first name.
Parishan -0.2 146.5 6.8 Persian first name.
Parra 20.5 78.5 42.4 Parra[disambiguation needed], Chilean writer.
Parvina -62.2 153 7 Persian (Tajik) first name.
Pasha 42.7 156.3 7.2 Russian first name from Persian.
Pat 2.9 262.6 10.1 English first name.
Patimat -1.3 156.5 5.1 Avarian (Daghestan) first name.
Patti 35 301.6 47 Adelina Patti, Italian singer (1843–1919).
Pavlinka -25.5 158.7 7.5 Belorussian first name.
Peck -28.9 294.3 30.4 Annie Peck, American mountaineer, educator (1850–1935).
Peggy -20.4 357.2 11.9 English first name (form of Margaret).
Peña -23.6 190.6 29.6 Tonita Peña (Quah Ah), Pueblo artist (1895–1949).
Phaedra 35.9 252.7 15.7 Greek first name.
Philomena -40.7 151.9 14.8 Greek first name.
Phryne -46.2 314.7 39.4 Phryne, Greek model, courtesan (4th century BC).
Phyllis 12.3 132.4 11.4 Greek first name.
Piaf 0.8 5.3 39.1 Edith Piaf, French singer, songwriter (1915–1963).
Piret 37.8 41.7 27 Estonian first name.
Pirkko 44.8 254.6 12.3 Finnish first name.
Piscopia 1.5 190.9 26.2 Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician, educator (1646–1684).
Polenova -45.5 335.5 41 Elena Polenova, Russian painter, folk crafts trustee (1850–1898).
Polina 42.4 148.2 21.6 Russian first name.
Ponselle -63 289.1 57.7 Rosa Ponselle, American opera singer (1897–1981).
Potanina 31.6 53.1 94.2 Aleksandra Potanina, Russian explorer (1843–1893).
Potter 7.2 309.1 46.9 Beatrix Potter, English children's author (1866–1943).
Prichard 44 11.5 23.3 Katharine Susannah Prichard, Australian writer (1884–1969).
Puhioia 20.6 69.4 5.5 Maori first name.
Purev -31.1 46.4 11.6 Mongolian first name.
Pychik -62.4 33.8 10.1 Chukcha (NE Siberia) first name.

Q[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Qarlygha -33 162.9 9.3 Kazakh first name.
Quimby -5.7 76.7 23.2 Harriet Quimby, American aviatrix (1884–1912).
Qulzhan 23.5 165.4 7.9 Kazakh first name.
Quslu 6.2 166.8 8.7 Kazakh first name.

R[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Rachel -48.7 13.5 12.5 Hebrew first name.
Radhika -30.3 166.4 7.9 Tamil first name.
Radka 75.6 96.3 10.5 Bulgarian first name.
Radmila 69.1 167 5.2 Serbocroatian first name.
Rae -8.9 58.4 5.5 From Rachel, Hebrew first name.
Rafiga 62.9 175.6 5.7 Azeri first name from Arabic.
Raisa 27.5 280.3 13.5 Russian first name.
Raki -49.4 70 7.5 Fulbe first name.
Rampyari 50.6 179.3 7.7 Hindu first name.
Rand -63.8 59.5 24.3 Ayn Rand, American writer (1905–1982).
Rani 64.1 160.4 10.7 Hindu first name.
Raymonde 48.4 191.5 5.3 French first name.
Rebecca -12.1 5.4 9.5 Hebrew first name.
Recamier -12.6 58.1 25.3 Julie Récamier, French patriot, defied Napoleon (c. 1777-c. 1849).
Regina 30 147.3 24.9 Latin first name.
Reiko 22.6 192.1 9.7 Japanese first name.
Retno -52.9 192.3 7.2 Indonesian first name.
Rhoda 11.4 347.7 12.2 Greek first name.
Rhys 8.6 298.8 44 Jean Rhys, Welsh writer (1894–1979).
Richards 2.5 196.1 25 Ellen Richards, founder of science of ecology (1842–1911).
Riley 14.1 72.5 20.2 Margaretta Riley, English botanist (1804–1899).
Rita 71 334.8 8.3 Italian first name.
Romanskaya 23.2 178.4 30.4 Sofia Romanskaya, Soviet astronomer (1886–1969).
Romola 9.3 54.2 17.5 Italian first name.
Roptyna 62.2 28.9 11.5 Chukcha (NE Siberia) first name.
Rosa Bonheur 9.7 288.8 104 Rosa Bonheur, French painter (1822–1899).
Rose -35.2 248.2 15.5 German first name.
Rossetti 57 6.4 23.4 Christina Rossetti, English poet (1830–1894).
Rowena 10.4 171.4 19.5 Celtic first name.
Roxanna 26.5 334.6 9.5 Persian first name.
Royle -32.7 193.7 6.1 Bashkir first name.
Rudneva 78.4 174.7 29.8 Varvara Rudneva, Russian physician (1844–1899).
Rufina -74.6 195.1 5 Greek first name.
Ruit -25.5 72.9 6.4 Polynesian first name.
Runak -58.5 196.3 7.6 Kurdian first name.
Ruslanova 83.9 16.6 44.3 Lidiya Ruslanova, Soviet singer (1900–1973).
Ruth 43.3 19.9 18.5 Hebrew first name.

S[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Sabin -38.5 274.7 33.1 Florence R. Sabin.
Sabira -5.8 239.9 15.7 Tatar first name from Arabic.
Safarmo -10.8 161.4 7.4 Tajik first name.
Saida 28.2 302 9.5 Arabic first name.
Salika -5 97.7 12.5 Mari first name.
Samantha 45.6 281.7 16.9 Aramaic first name.
Samintang -39 80.7 25.9 16th century Korean poet.
Sandel -45.7 211.7 17.9 Cora Sandel, Norwegian author (1880–1974).
Sandi -68.1 315.1 12.6 From Alexandra, Greek first name.
Sandugach 59.9 143.5 10 Tartar first name.
Sanger 33.8 288.6 83.6 Margaret Sanger, American medical researcher (1883–1966).
Sanija 33.1 251 18 Tatar first name.
Saodat -2.9 344.6 3.7 Uzbek first name from Arabic.
Sarah -42.4 1.8 18.5 Hebrew first name.
Sartika -63.4 67 18.7 Dewi Sartika, Indonesian educator (1884–1942).
Sasha 38.3 277.3 4.6 Russian first name.
Saskia -28.6 337.1 37.1 Saskia van Uylenburgh, Rembrandt's wife.
Sayers -67.5 229.8 98 Dorothy L. Sayers, English novelist, playwright.(1893–1957).
Sayligul 73.6 172.9 4.3 Persian (Tajik) first name.
Scarpellini -23.2 34.6 27.1 Caterina Scarpellini, 19th century Italian astronomer.
Seiko -21 216.6 3.4 Japanese first name.
Selma 68.5 155.9 11.4 Celtic first name.
Seseg -36.3 312.6 9.8 Buryat (Siberia) first name.
Sévigné 52.6 326.5 29.6 Marie Sévigné, French writer (1626–1696).
Seymour 18.2 326.5 63 Jane Seymour, English queen (c. 1509-1537).
Shakira 3 213.6 17.6 Bashkir first name.
Shasenem -44 258.9 9 Turkman first name from Persian and Arabic.
Sheila 19.9 50.2 5.6 Irish/Celtic first name.
Shih Mai-Yu 18.4 318.9 22.3 Chinese physician (1873–1954).
Shirley 31.5 55.4 18 English first name.
Shushan -43.8 70.2 8.5 Armenian first name.
Sidney 13.4 199.6 20.2 Mary Sidney, Elizabethan dramatist (1561–1621).
Sigrid 63.6 314.4 16.2 Scandinavian first name.
Simbya -74.4 130 4 Nganasan (Samoyed) first name.
Simonenko -26.9 97.6 31.9 Alla Nikolaevna Simonenko, Soviet astronomer.[2]
Sirani -31.5 230.4 28.3 Elisabetta Sirani, Italian painter, etcher, printmaker (1638–1665).
Sitwell 16.6 190.4 32.8 Edith Sitwell, English poet, critic (1887–1964).
Solace 35.9 317.2 5.3 Latin first name.
Sophia -28.6 18.8 17.6 Greek first name.
Sovadi -44.8 225.5 12.4 Khmer (Cambodian) first name.
Stanton -23.3 199.3 107 Elizabeth C. Stanton, American suffragist (1815–1902).
Stefania 51.3 333.3 11.7 Romanian first name.
Stein -30.1 345.5 13.3 Gertrude Stein, American writer (1874–1946).
Steinbach -41.4 256.9 20.3 Sabina von Steinbach, German sculptor (c. 1250).
Stina 37.4 22.8 10.4 Swedish first name.
Storni -9.8 245.6 21.7 Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (1892–1938).
Stowe -43.2 233.2 80 Harriet Beecher Stowe, American novelist (1811–1896).
Stuart -30.8 20.2 68.6 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1542–1587).
Suliko 9.6 214.6 14.9 Georgian first name.
Sullivan -1.4 110.9 32 Anne Sullivan, American teacher of Helen Keller (1866–1936).
Surija 5.3 178.2 15.3 Azeri first name.
Susanna 6 93.3 13.3 Hebrew first name.
Sveta 82.5 273.2 21 Russian first name

T[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Taglioni 41.7 122.6 31 Marie Taglioni
Tahia 44.3 73.7 6.1 Polynesian first name.
Taira -1.6 296.8 19.6 Osset first name.
Tako 25.1 285.3 10.7 Fulbe first name.
Talvikki 41.9 22 12.6 Finnish first name.
Tamara 61.6 317.2 11 Georgian first name.
Tanya -19.3 282.7 14 Russian first name.
Tatyana 85.4 212.4 19 Russian first name.
Taussig -9.2 229 25.8 Helen Taussig, American pediatrician, heart researcher (1898–1986).
Tehina -30.4 76.4 5.4 Polynesian first name.
Tekarohi 21.2 76.4 9.3 Polynesian first name.
Temou -10 83.4 9.3 Polynesian first name.
Teresa -42.5 10 14.8 First name from Greek.
Terhi 45.7 253.1 10.7 Finnish first name.
Teroro -75.8 88.1 9.2 Polynesian first name.
Teumere -38.3 88.1 5.4 Polynesian first name.
Teura -12.3 90.2 9.3 Polynesian first name.
Thomas -13 272.5 25.2 Martha Thomas, American college president (1857–1935).
Tiffany -8.7 22.9 7 Greek first name.
Tinyl 9.7 132.1 12.8 Chukcha (NE Siberia) first name.
Toklas 0.7 273.1 17.5 Alice B. Toklas, American writer, art patron (1877–1967).
Tolgonay 68.8 271.1 4.6 Kyrgyz first name.
Trollope -54.8 246.4 27.2 Frances Trollope, English novelist (1780–1863).
Truth 28.7 287.8 47.3 Sojourner Truth, American abolitionist (1797–1883).
Tseraskaya 28.6 79.2 30.3 Lidiya Tseraskaya, Soviet astronomer (1855–1931).
Tsetsa 31.3 317.7 9.9 Mordovian (Volga Finn) first name.
Tsiala 2.9 100 16.5 Georgian first name.
Tsvetayeva 64.6 147.4 42.9 Marina Tsvetayeva, Soviet poet (1892–1941).
Tsyrma -14.1 318.5 7.8 Buryat (Siberia) first name.
Tubman 23.6 204.6 42.9 Harriet Tubman, American abolishionist (1820–1913).
Tünde 76.8 193 16.3 Hungarian first name.
Tursunoy 80.9 229.3 4.7 Uzbek first name.
Tussaud 21.7 221 16 Marie Tussaud, Swiss wax artist (1760–1850).
Tuyara -62.9 15.5 13.2 Yakut first name

U[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Ualinka 13.2 168.6 8.1 Ossetian (N. Caucasus) first name
Udagan 10.7 206.9 11.5 Yakut first name.
Udaltsova -20.3 275.3 26.7 Nadezhda Udaltsova, Russian artist (1885–1961).
Udyaka 30.9 172.9 7.7 Orochi (Amur River) first name.
Ugne 34.9 205.8 10.3 Lithuanian first name.
Ul'yana 24.3 253 12.5 Russian first name.
Uleken 33.7 185.1 10.9 Nanay (Amur River area, E. Siberia) first name.
Ulla -51.5 184.5 10.4 Swedish first name.
Ulpu -35.7 179 7 Finnish first name.
Ulrique 75.9 55.6 19.6 French first name.
Uluk -62.2 178.6 10.3 Neghidalian (Amur River area, E. Siberia) first name.
Umaima -23.3 195.4 6.9 Arabic first name.
Umkana -53.3 198.6 6.2 Eskimo (Chukotka) first name.
Unay 53.5 172.7 11.4 Mari first name.
Undset 51.7 60.8 20 Sigrid Undset, Norwegian author (1882–1949).
Unitkak 40.8 199.5 8 Eskimo (Chukotka) first name.
Urazbike -9 202.5 7 Tartar first name.
Ustinya -41.2 251.6 11.8 Russian first name.
Uvaysi 2.3 198.3 38.9 Jahonotin Uvaysiy, Uzbek poet (c. 1780-c. 1850).
Uyengimi -76.9 204.9 8.9 Khanty, Mansi (Ob River Finn) first name.

V[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Văcărescu -63 199.8 31.5 Elena Văcărescu.
Vaka -41.4 8.9 11.8 Bulgarian first name.
Valadon -49 167.7 25.2 Suzanne Valadon, French painter (1865–1940).
Valborg 75.5 272.1 20 Danish first name.
Valentina 46.4 144.1 24.6 Latin first name.
Valerie -6.4 30.9 13.6 French first name.
Vallija 26.3 120 15.2 Latvian first name.
Vanessa -6 1.9 10 Greek first name.
Vard 17.5 314.5 6.1 Armenian first name.
Varya 2.8 211.8 14.3 Russian first name.
Vashti -6.8 43.7 17 Persian first name.
Vasilutsa 16.5 334.4 5.7 Moldavian first name.
Vassi 34.4 346.5 8.5 Karelian first name.
Veriko 20.4 350.1 5.2 Georgian first name.
Veronica -38.1 124.6 17.9 Latin first name.
Vesna -60.3 220.5 14.9 Slavic first name.
Veta 42.6 349.5 6.4 Romanian first name.
Vigée-Lebrun 17.3 141.4 57.8 Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun, French painter (1755–1842). Spelling changed from Vigier Lebrun.
Viola -36.1 240.5 10 English first name.
Virga -26.9 7.7 10.3 Lithuanian first name.
Virginia -52.9 185.9 18.5 Latin first name.
Virve -5.1 346.9 18 Estonian first name.
Vlasta 28.4 250.1 10.7 Czech first name.
Volkova 75.2 242.2 47.5 Anna Volkova, Russian chemist (1800–1876).
Volyana 60.6 359.9 5.3 Gypsy first name.
von Paradis -32.2 314.9 37.5 Maria von Paradis, Austrian pianist (1759–1834).
von Schuurman -5 191 29.1 Anna Maria van Schurman, Dutch linguist, writer, artist (1607–1678).
Von Siebold -52 36.6 32.4 Regina von Siebold, German physician, educator (1771–1849).
von Suttner -10.6 234.9 24 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian journalist, pacifist (1843–1914).
Voynich 35.4 56.1 48.7 Ethel Lilian Voynich

W[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Wanda 71.3 323.1 21.7 Polish first name.
Wang Zhenyi 13.2 217.8 23.4 Wang Zhenyi, Chinese astronomer, geophysicist (1768–1797).
Warren -11.7 176.5 50.9 Mercy Warren, American colonial poet, playwright, historian (1728–1814).
Wazata 33.6 298.3 13.9 Hausa (Nigeria) first name.
Weil 19.4 283.1 24.2 Simone Weil, French author (1909–1943).
Wen Shu -5 303.7 31.5 Wen Shu, Chinese painter (1595–1634).
Wendla 22.5 207.6 5.7 Swedish first name.
West 26.1 303 28.8 Rebecca West, Irish novelist, critic, actress (1892–1983).
Wharton 55.7 61.9 50.5 Edith Wharton, American writer (1862–1937).
Wheatley 16.6 268 74.8 Phillis Wheatley, first black writer of note in America (1753–1784).
Whiting -6.1 128 35.7 Sarah Whiting, American physicist, astronomer (1847–1927).
Whitney -30.2 151.3 42.5 Mary Whitney, American astronomer (1847–1921).
Wieck -74.2 244.8 20.2 Clara Wieck, German pianist, composer (1819–1896).
Wilder 17.4 122.6 35.1 Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author (1867–1957).
Willard -24.6 296.1 48.4 Emma Willard, American educator (1787–1870).
Wilma 36.7 1.7 12.5 English first name.
Winema 3 168.6 21.7 Winema, Modoc Indian heroine, peacemaker (c. 1848-1932).
Winnemucca -15.4 121.1 30.3 Sarah Winnemucca, Piute interpreter, activist (c. 1844-1891).
Wiwi-yokpa -73.8 228.4 4.5 Abenaki/Algonquin (Canada) first name.
Wollstonecraft -39.1 260.8 44.1 Mary Wollstonecraft, English author (1759–1797).
Woolf -37.7 27.2 24.5 Virginia Woolf, British writer (1882–1941).
Workman -12.9 299.9 17.4 Fanny Workman, American mountaineer, author (1859–1925).
Wu Hou -25.5 317.4 27.5 Wu Hou, Chinese empress (c. 624-705).
Wynne 55 53.6 10 English first name

X[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Xantippe -10.9 11.8 40.4 Xanthippe, the wife of Socrates.
Xenia -30.3 249.4 13.5 Greek first name
Xi Wang 14 208 7.7 Chinese first name
Xiao Hong -43.5 101.7 38.7 Xiao Hong, Chinese novelist (1911–1942)
Ximena -68.2 243.6 12.8 Portuguese first name

Y[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Yablochkina 48.3 195.3 64.3 Aleksandra Yablochkina, Soviet actress (1866–1964)
Yakyt 2.1 170.2 13.8 Karakalpak first name.
Yale -13.4 271.2 18.5 Caroline Yale, American educator of the deaf (1848–1933).
Yambika 32.6 208.7 6.5 Mari (Volga Finn) first name.
Yasuko -26.1 169 10.6 Japanese first name.
Yazruk 21.2 160.2 10.5 Nivkhi (Amur River area, E. Siberia) first name.
Yelya -47.5 211.7 8.6 Nenets (Samoyed) first name.
Yemysh 11.9 214.7 6 Mari (Volga Finn) first name.
Yenlik -16 225.4 8.6 Kazakh first name.
Yerguk 42.7 226.8 6.3 Neghidalian (Amur River) first name.
Yeska 27.4 230.1 9.1 Selkup (Samoyed) first name.
Yetta 58.6 185.4 9 From Henrietta, German first name.
Yokhtik -50.1 158.1 11.4 Nivkhi (Amur River area, E. Siberia) first name.
Yoko -5.7 232 5 Japanese first name.
Yolanda 7.8 152.7 11.4 Greek first name.
Yomile -27.3 138.7 13.6 Bashkir first name.
Yonge -14 115.1 42.8 Charlotte Mary Yonge, English writer (1823–1901).
Yonok -65.1 234.1 9.5 Korean first name.
Yonsuk -34 234.8 8.5 Korean first name.
Yoshioka -32.4 59 16.6 Yayoi, Japanese physician, college founder (c. 1871-1959).
Ytunde 49.9 81.1 6.1 Yoruba first name.
Yvette 7.5 249.6 10.6 French first name
Yvonne -56 298.4 14.5 French first name

Z[edit]

Name Latitude Longitude Diameter (km) Named after
Zakiya -66.5 234.1 7.5 Arabic first name
Zamudio 9.6 189.3 19 Adela Zamudio, Bolivian poet (1854–1928).
Zarema 16.8 235.2 5 Avarian (Daghestan) first name.
Zdravka 65.1 299 12.5 Bulgarian first name.
Zeinab -2.2 159.6 12.5 Persian first name from Arabic
Zemfira -46.2 157.7 11.4 Gypsy first name.
Zenobia -29.3 28.6 39.1 Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra (Syria) (3rd century AD).
Zerine -29.6 258.6 6.5 Persian first name.
Zhilova 66.3 125.7 53 Maria Zhilova, Russian astronomer (1870–1934).
Zhu Shuzhen -26.5 356.5 29.4 Zhu Shuzhen, Chinese poet (1126–1200).
Zija -3.5 265 16.8 Arabic first name.
Zina 41.9 320.1 9 Romanian first name.
Živile 48.8 113.1 13.5 Lithuanian first name.
Zlata 64.6 333.9 7 Serbocroatian first name.
Zosia -18.9 109.2 10.5 Polish first name.
Zoya 69.1 236.2 20 Russian first name.
Zuhrah 34.7 357 5.8 Arabic first name.
Zula 7.3 282 5 Chechen first name.
Zulfiya 18.4 101.9 12.9 Uzbek first name.
Zulma -7.7 102 11 Spanish first name.
Zumrad 32.1 94.8 12.9 Uzbek first name.
Zurka -12.8 275.2 5.5 Gypsy first name.
Zvereva 45.4 283.1 22.9 Lidiya Zvereva, Russian aviator (1890–1916)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Heidi Julia Bender was the author and illustrator of Cathy, Please Don't Move. Born in 1979, she lived in University Park, Maryland.[3] She died in 1991 of an inoperable tumor in her brain stem.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff. "IAU - Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - Venus". NASA,USGS,IAU. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel, Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, 2012, Google Books
  3. ^ Bender, Heidi (1989). Cathy, Please Don't Move. Winchester, Virginia: Make a Wish Foundation. p. 21. 
  4. ^ "Heidi Julia Bender (Obituary)". The Washington Post. April 2, 1991. 

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