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Feature NameLatitudeLongitudeDiameter (km)Origin
Abe Mango Dorsa47-148800 Tukano (Brazil) daughter of sun god.
Achek Dorsa-37.2-1301000 Dinka (Sudan) wife of rain god Deng.
Aditi Dorsa-30-1711200 Indian sky goddess.
Ahsonnutli Dorsa47.9-163.51708 Navajo (N. America) spirit of light and sky.
Aida-Wedo Dorsa73-146450 Haitian rainbow spirit.
Akewa Dorsa45.5-176900 Toba (Argentina) sun goddess.
Akuanda Dorsa63.5-128800 Adygan light deity.
Alkonost Dorsa-5-19730 E. Slavic wonder bird with woman's face, lives in Paradise.
Allat Dorsa6070750 Arab sky goddess.
Amitolane Dorsa-77-25900 Zuni (SW USA) name of the rainbow.
Anpao Dorsa62-153550 Dakota name of the dawn.
Arev Dorsa-52-144420 Armenian female solar deity.
Asiaq Dorsa-5355400 Eskimo weather goddess.
Auska Dorsum59.9-2.2361 Lithuanian goddess of sun rays.
Ausra Dorsa49.425.3859Lithuanian dawn goddess.
Barbale Dorsa151431200Georgian sun goddess.
Ben Dorsa71.2-75.9628Vietnamese sky goddess.
Bezlea Dorsa30.436.5807Lithuanian evening light goddess.
Biliku Dorsa-47138600Andaman Isl. moonsoon deity.
Boszorkany Dorsa-19.5105550Hungarian witch, flies over the sky.
[Breksta Dorsa]35.9-56700Lithuanian night darkness goddess. (Changed to Breksta Linea)
Charykh-Keyok Dorsa54.5-75550Khakasian (S. Siberia) magic bird.
Chih Nu Dorsum-73-165625Chinese sky goddess.
Dennitsa Dorsa85.6-154.1872Slavic goddess of day, light.
Dodola Dorsa46.8-87.4607South Slavic rain goddess.
Dudumitsa Dorsa-13.5-2980Bulgarian rain deity.
Dyan-Mu Dorsa78.231.9687Chinese lightning goddess.
Dylacha Dorsa-1976650Evenk/Tungu (Siberia) sun goddess.
Etain Dorsa-45-1611400Irish sun and horse goddess.
Frigg Dorsa51.2150.6896Norse, wife of supreme god Odin.
Hemera Dorsa51-116.6587Greek goddess, personification of day.
Hera Dorsa36.429.5813Greek sky goddess, wife of Zeus.
Iris Dorsa52.7-138.72050Greek goddess of the rainbow.
Iyele Dorsa50-81.3595Moldavian witch who directed the winds.
[Juno Dorsum]-3195.61652Roman sky goddess; sister and consort of Jupiter.
Kadlu Dorsa-69.5-172500Eskimo thunder deity.
Kalm Dorsa18-51300Mansi (Ob River Ugra) winged messenger from gods to humans.
Kamari Dorsa59.255.8589Georgian sky maiden, daughter of weather god.
Kastiatsi Dorsa-53-1151200Acoma (SW USA) name of the rainbow.
Khadne Dorsa-14-25.5220Nenets (Samoyed) snowstorm maiden.
Kotsmanyako Dorsa-76-1181900Keresan Pueblo mythological girl who scattered the stars into the sky.
Kuldurok Dorsa-50.4611100Uzbek thunder and lightning goddess.
Lauma Dorsa64.8-169.61517Latvian witch, flies in the sky.
Laverna Dorsa-501321100Roman darkness and income goddess.
Lemkechen Dorsa18.568.52000Berber pole star goddess, holds camel motionless to milk it.
Lukelong Dorsa73.3178.81566Polynesian goddess, creator of heavens.
Lumo Dorsa24.5149500Tibetan goddess of sky, rain, and mist.
Mardezh-Ava Dorsa32.468.6906Marian (Volga Finn) wind goddess.
Menkerot Dorsa-20-8.5770Ancient Egyptian goddess, mother of the sun.
Metelitsa Dorsa16311300E. Slavic snowstorm deity.
Naatse-elit Dorsa-66-111950Navajo rainbow goddess.
Nambi Dorsum-72.5-1471125Ugandan sky goddess.
Naran Dorsa-54-122600Mongolian sun goddess.
Natami Dorsa-71.5-102800Mon (Burma/Myanmar) beauty fairy.
Nephele Dorsa39.7138.81937Greek cloud goddess.
Nichka Dorsa-10-6550Ukrainian night deity.
Norwan Dorsa65163450Wintun (California) light goddess.
Nuvakchin Dorsa-53-1482200Hopi snow maiden ('kachina').
Odzerchen Dorsa-72152300Tibetan goddess of boundless light.
Ojuz Dorsa637400Tajik deity of frost and cold wind.
Okipeta Dorsa67.5-1201200Greek goddess of whirlwind.
Oshumare Dorsa-58.579550Yoruba rainbow deity.
Oya Dorsa21.5157.5480Yoruba (Nigeria) goddess of violent rainstorms.
Pandrosos Dorsa58.2-152.31254Greek dew goddess.
Poludnitsa Dorsa5179.51500E. Slavic witch, corn fields deity.
Pulugu Dorsa-65-135650Andaman Isl. moonsoon wind deity.
Ragana Dorsa-69-114950Latvian witch.
Rokapi Dorsa-55-1382200Georgian main witch.
Salme Dorsa5825.2447Estonian sky maiden.
Saule Dorsa-58-1541375Lithuanian and Latvian sun goddess.
Sel-Anya Dorsa79.481.3975Hungarian wind goddess.
Semuni Dorsa75.98514Ulchian (Siberia) sky goddess.
Shishimora Dorsa37-63800E. Slavic night and dreams deity.
Sige Dorsa31.2106.9478Babylonian sky goddess.
Siksaup Dorsa-73-132650Kachin (Burma/Myanmar) sun goddess.
Sinanevt Dorsa66.51711800Itelmen (Kamchatka) Raven's daughter, wife of sky man.
Sirona Dorsa-43.5-166.5700Celtic sky goddess.
Sogbo Dorsa-40-123900Fon (Benin) thunder goddess/god.
Spidola Dorsa-73.5-35950Latvian witch.
Sunna Dorsa-53134500Norse sun goddess.
Surupa Dorsa71.7-151981Hindu sky goddess, bringer of rain.
Tezan Dorsa81.447.11079Etruscan dawn goddess.
Tikoiwuti Dorsa56-1351000Hopi goddess of darkness.
Tinianavyt Dorsa-51-1211500Koryak (Kamchatka) wife of sky man.
Tomem Dorsa31.27.2970Ketian (Siberia) Mother of the hot; lives in the sky, near the Sun.
Tsovinar Dorsa-46-1061100Armenian lightning deity.
Tukwunag Dorsa-691551000Hopi cumulus cloud maiden ('kachina').
Unelanuhi Dorsa12872600Cherokee sun goddess.
Uni Dorsa33.7114.3800Etruscan goddess, same as Hera or Juno.
Unuk Dorsa-4.5-8.5400Eskimo (Chukotka) night maiden.
Urkuk Dorsa-12-40600Nivkhi (Sakhalin Isl.) night maiden.
Vaiva Dorsum-53.2-156520Lithaunian rainbow goddess.
Varma-Ava Dorsa62.3-91.2767Mordvinian (Volga Finn) wind goddess.
Vedma Dorsa421593345East Slav witch.
Vejas-mate Dorsa-70.5-1151600Latvian "wind mother".
Vetsorgo Dorsum-6.5163700Mordovian/Erzya (Volga Finn) daughter of the supreme sky god Nishke.
Wala Dorsa-1762500Fox (US Plains) name of the dawn.
Yalyane Dorsa71771200Nenets (Samoyed) maiden of light.
Yumyn-Udyr Dorsa81.4164.71086Marian (Volga Finn) daughter of main god.
Zaryanitsa Dorsa01701100E. Slavic night lightning goddess.
Zimcerla Dorsa-47.573.5850W. Slavic dawn goddess.
Zorile Dorsa39.9-21.61041Moldavian dawn goddess.