Lakes of Titan - Named Lakes and Seas

Named Lakes and Seas

Features labeled lacus are believed to be ethane/methane lakes, while features labeled lacunae are believed to be dry lake beds. Both are named after lakes on Earth.

Titanian maria (large hydrocarbon seas) are named after sea monsters in world mythology.

Name Coordinates Diameter (km) Source of name
Kraken Mare 68°00′N 310°00′W / 68.0°N 310.0°W / 68.0; -310.0 1,170 The Kraken, Norse sea monster.
Ligeia Mare 79°00′N 248°00′W / 79.0°N 248.0°W / 79.0; -248.0 500 Ligeia, one of the Sirens, Greek monsters
Punga Mare 85°06′N 339°42′W / 85.1°N 339.7°W / 85.1; -339.7 380 Punga, Māori ancestor of sharks and lizards
Name Coordinates Diameter (km) Source of name
Abaya Lacus 73°10′N 45°33′W / 73.17°N 45.55°W / 73.17; -45.55 65 Lake Abaya, Ethiopia
Albano Lacus 65°54′N 236°24′W / 65.9°N 236.4°W / 65.9; -236.4 6.2 Lake Albano, Italy
Atitlán Lacus 69°18′N 238°48′W / 69.3°N 238.8°W / 69.3; -238.8 13.7 Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
Bolsena Lacus 75°45′N 10°17′W / 75.75°N 10.28°W / 75.75; -10.28 101 Lake Bolsena, Italy
Cardiel Lacus 70°12′N 206°30′W / 70.2°N 206.5°W / 70.2; -206.5 22 Cardiel Lake, Argentina
Cayuga Lacus 69°48′N 230°00′W / 69.8°N 230.0°W / 69.8; -230.0 22.7 Cayuga Lake, USA
Feia Lacus 73°42′N 64°25′W / 73.7°N 64.41°W / 73.7; -64.41 47 Lake Feia, Brazil
Freeman Lacus 73°36′N 211°06′W / 73.6°N 211.1°W / 73.6; -211.1 26 Lake Freeman, USA
Jingpo Lacus 73°00′N 336°00′W / 73.0°N 336.0°W / 73.0; -336.0 240 Jingpo Lake, China
Junín Lacus 66°54′N 236°54′W / 66.9°N 236.9°W / 66.9; -236.9 6.3 Lake Junín, Peru
Kivu Lacus 87°00′N 121°00′W / 87.0°N 121.0°W / 87.0; -121.0 77.5 Lake Kivu, on the border of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Koitere Lacus 79°24′N 36°08′W / 79.4°N 36.14°W / 79.4; -36.14 68 Koitere, Finland
Lanao Lacus 71°00′N 217°42′W / 71.0°N 217.7°W / 71.0; -217.7 34.5 Lake Lanao, Philippines
Logtak Lacus 70°48′N 124°06′W / 70.8°N 124.1°W / 70.8; -124.1 14.3 Loktak Lake, India
Mackay Lacus 78°19′N 97°32′W / 78.32°N 97.53°W / 78.32; -97.53 180 Lake Mackay, Australia
Mývatn Lacus 78°11′N 135°17′W / 78.19°N 135.28°W / 78.19; -135.28 55 Mývatn, Iceland
Neagh Lacus 81°07′N 32°10′W / 81.11°N 32.16°W / 81.11; -32.16 98 Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland
Ohrid Lacus 71°48′N 221°54′W / 71.8°N 221.9°W / 71.8; -221.9 17.3 Lake Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia Republic of Albania
Oneida Lacus 76°08′N 131°50′W / 76.14°N 131.83°W / 76.14; -131.83 51 Oneida Lake, USA
Ontario Lacus 72°00′S 183°00′W / 72.0°S 183.0°W / -72.0; -183.0 235 Lake Ontario, on the border between Canada and the United States.
Sevan Lacus 69°42′N 125°36′W / 69.7°N 125.6°W / 69.7; -125.6 46.9 Lake Sevan, Armenia
Sotonera Lacus 76°45′N 17°29′W / 76.75°N 17.49°W / 76.75; -17.49 63 Lake Sotonera, Spain
Sparrow Lacus 84°18′N 64°42′W / 84.3°N 64.7°W / 84.3; -64.7 81.4 Sparrow Lake, Canada
Towada Lacus 71°24′N 244°12′W / 71.4°N 244.2°W / 71.4; -244.2 24 Lake Towada, Japan
Uvs Lacus 69°36′N 245°42′W / 69.6°N 245.7°W / 69.6; -245.7 26.9 Uvs Nuur, Mongolia
Vänern Lacus 70°24′N 223°06′W / 70.4°N 223.1°W / 70.4; -223.1 43.9 Vänern, Sweden
Waikare Lacus 81°36′N 126°00′W / 81.6°N 126.0°W / 81.6; -126.0 52.5 Lake Waikare, New Zealand
Name Coordinates Diameter (km) Source of name
Atacama Lacuna 62°48′N 227°36′W / 62.8°N 227.6°W / 62.8; -227.6 35.9 Atacama Desert and associated salt pans
Eyre Lacuna 72°36′N 225°06′W / 72.6°N 225.1°W / 72.6; -225.1 25.4 Lake Eyre, Australia
Jerid Lacuna 66°42′N 221°00′W / 66.7°N 221°W / 66.7; -221 42.6 Chott el Djerid, Tunisia
Melrhir Lacuna 64°54′N 212°36′W / 64.9°N 212.6°W / 64.9; -212.6 23 Chott Melrhir, Algeria
Ngami Lacuna 66°42′N 213°54′W / 66.7°N 213.9°W / 66.7; -213.9 37.2 Lake Ngami, Botswana
Racetrack Lacuna 66°06′N 224°54′W / 66.1°N 224.9°W / 66.1; -224.9 9.9 Racetrack Playa, USA
Uyuni Lacuna 66°18′N 228°24′W / 66.3°N 228.4°W / 66.3; -228.4 27 Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

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