Subscribe: RSS Podcasts iTunes
Episode 381             Episode 383
Episode 382

Lucus Planum
Mon, 2018-May-21 01:20 UTC
Length - 1:50

Direct Link

Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.

The random article for Monday, 21 May 2018 is Lucus Planum.

Lucus Planum is a region on Mars, named after an albedo feature. Its name was approved by the IAU in 1997. The center latitude of the feature is 4.99 degrees S and the center longitude is 182.83 degrees It lies just to the east and north east of the volcano Apollinaris Patera. Lucus Planum lies in both the Memnonia quadrangle and the Aeolis quadrangles. It is part of a region called the "Medusae Fossae Formation" Part of this region is covered with yardangs. They are formed by the action of wind on sand sized particles; hence they often point in the direction that the winds were blowing when they were formed. Views of yardangs in this region are shown below.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:20 UTC on Monday, 21 May 2018.

For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucus_Planum.

This podcast is produced by Abulsme Productions based on Wikipedia content and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

Visit wikioftheday.com for our archives, sister podcasts, and swag. Please subscribe to never miss an episode. You can also follow @WotDpod on Twitter.

Abulsme Productions produces the current events podcast Curmudgeon's Corner as well. Check it out in your podcast player of choice.

This has been Brian. Thank you for listening to random Wiki of the Day.

For current episodes, or for the rest of the Wiki of the Day family of podcasts go here.


Archive Episodes:
1-100  101-200  201-300  301-400  401-500
501-600  601-700  701-752  

  Buy WotD Stuff!!

Feedback welcome at feedback@wikioftheday.com.

These podcasts are produced by Abulsme Productions based on Wikipedia content.

They are released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Creative Commons License

Abulsme Productions also produces Curmudgeon's Corner, a current events podcast.

If you like that sort of thing, check it out too!


Page cached at 2019-05-26 17:12:51 UTC
Original calculation time was 0.7860 seconds

Page displayed at 2019-05-27 00:10:50 UTC
Page generated in 0.0044 seconds