Instagram Story: Solar System Place Names

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Instagram Story from the @USGS Instagram account on solar system related place names derived from GNIS mapping data (http://geonames.usgs.gov).

Photography of Mars Hill, ME (copyrighted) used courtesy of Paul Cyr Photography

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Image Dimensions: 1080 x 1920

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Length: 00:00:44

Location Taken: US

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  1. [image of Mars Hill, ME] Solar System Place Names. Touch screen to pause. Photo courtesy: Paul Cyr
  2. [Planet Names map] Planet Names. Mars: 54, Jupiter: 35, Venus: 50, Neptune: 28, Mercury: 13, Earth: 12, Uranus: 6, Saturn: 5. Includes: Natural surface features, reservoirs, populated places, and civil municipalities.
  3. [video animation of Mars with Sun in background] Mars Places
  4. [Mars Hill, ME photo] Mars Hill, ME. This is the highest, most eastern point in the U.S. And the base of it is less than a mile from Canada! Photo courtesy: Paul Cyr. Location tag: Mars Hill, ME
  5. [Mars Hill, ME topo map] There is is (surprised emoji) [arrow pointing at hill on topo]
  6. [Neptune Lake map] Neptune Lake, AK. Neptune Lake is the western most point with a planet in its name. [circle around the lake]
  7. [Dwarf Planets map] Ceres: 11, Pluto: 8, Eris: 1.  Includes: Natural surface features, reservoirs, populated places, and civil municipalities.
  8. [video of a sunset] Sun and Moon
  9. [Moon and Sun map] (sun emoji): 233 vs (moon emoji): 514.  Includes: Natural surface features, reservoirs, populated places, and civil municipalities.
  10. [video animation of a coment] Comets and More
  11. [Other features? map] Comet: 28, Meteor/Meteorite: 16, Planet:5, Asteroid: 1.  Includes: Natural surface features, reservoirs, populated places, and civil municipalities.
  12. [BGN logo] Special thanks to [BGN logo] and @nasa for animations & Paul Cyr Photography