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Name Description Status
Jotunheim Home of the frost giants in Norse mythology. Added 8 April
Kobol Birthplace and original home of humanity in TV's Battlestar Galactica. Added 8 April
Krypton Birth planet of Superman. Added 8 April
Akakor Mythological ancient underground city, located somewhere between Brazil, Bolivia and Peru, from Brazilian Indian folklore.
Alderaan, Tatooine, Hoth, Endor, … Planets from the Star Wars movie series created by George Lucas.
Álfheimr Home of elves in Norse mythology.
Ankh-Morpork The capital city of Discworld, from comic adventure novels by Terry Pratchett (1948-2015). Added 21 March
Atlantis Legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean, originating with Plato.
Aztlán Legendary ancestral home of the Aztec peoples.
Buyan Disappearing island, home of three winds, in Slavic mythology Used on Titan
Camelot, Avalon, … Locales in the legends of King Arthur, from Le Morte d’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory (-1471), English writer. Used on Mimas
Dune, Arrakis, … Planets in the Dune series of novels (beginning 1965) by Frank Herbert (1920-1986), US writer. Used on Titan
El Dorado Legendary South American city of gold.
Gallifrey Home planet of the Time Lords in TV's Doctor Who. Added 21 March
Hawaiki Original home of the Maori people in Maori legend.
Houssa The name given by Europeans to a purportedly huge and magical city in the interior of Africa, on the banks of the Niger, late 18th century.
Icehenge Mysterious stone-henge like blocks of ice on the north pole of Pluto, in the novel Icehenge (1984) by Kim Stanley Robinson (1952-), US writer.
Iram of the Pillars A lost city mentioned in the Qu'ran, which has been since fictionalized in sources from the Tales of 1001 Nights to H. P. Lovecraft. Added 22 March
Kitezh Legendary city of Russian folklore, which disappeared into a lake when the Mongols attacked it.
Lemuria Legendary drowned continent south of India. Used on Mars
Milliways Fictional restaurant at the end of the Universe, from the The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, novels by Douglas Adams (1952-2001), British writer.
Narnia From The Chronicles of Narnia (1950-1956), series of novels by C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), British writer and scholar.
Neverland Home of Peter Pan, from the 1904 play Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie (1860-1937), Scottish writer.
Norumbega A legendary Viking settlement in northeastern North America, from 18th century folklore.
Oz From the Oz books (1900-1920) by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919), US writer.
Quivira Mythical "City of Jade" sought by Spanish explorers in what is now the central US, from 16th century folklore.
Ringworld From the 1970 science fiction novel of the same name by Larry Niven (1938-), US writer.
Ryūgū-jō Undersea palace of Ryūjin, the dragon god of the sea, Japanese folklore.
Shangri-La Mystical valley in the novel Lost Horizon (1933) by James Hilton, British author (1900-1954). Used on Titan
Shire/Mordor/... Regions of Middle-Earth in the writings of J. R. R. Tolkien. Added 21 March
Tralfamadore The home planet of a fictional alien race that appears in several novels by Kurt Vonnegut. Added 25 March
Tsuki-no-Miyako The Capital of the Moon, origin and destination of Princess Kaguya in The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, 10th century Japanese folktale and the earliest surviving Japanese narrative.
Utopia Fictional island from the novel of the same name by Thomas More (1478-1535), English philosopher.
Vineta A legendary city on the Baltic sea whose evil residents were punished by a flood. Added 25 March
Vulcan Fictional planet, home of the Vulcan race, from the universe of the Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry, (1921-1991).
Wagadoo Mythical desert oasis city guarded by the serpent Bida, in the Epic of the Dausa from West African folklore.
Watership Down From the 1972 novel of the same name by Richard Adams (1920-), English writer.
Yuggoth Fictional planet beyond Neptune from the writings of H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937), US writer.