Shangri-La is the large, dark region at the center of this image of Titan
|Feature on Titan|
|Type||Dark albedo feature|
Shangri-La is a large, dark area on Saturn's moon Titan. It is at . The place is named after Shangri-La, the imaginary valley in Tibet. Some people think it is a very wide plain of dark material. These broad, dark areas of Titan may have been seas, but now they are dry.
Shangri-La has several areas of higher ground it. These are brighter and are called "islands". Regions of high ground surround Shangri-La: Xanadu is to the east, Adiri to the west, and Dilmun to the north.
The Huygens probe landed on a western part of Shangri-La, close to Adiri.
Links[change | change source]
- Shangri-La in Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature