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Sif

In Norse mythology, Sif was the wife of Thor, the mighty god of thunder. Sif was a very loyal wife. She was considered the symbol of fidelity. Once the malicious god Loki cut the long blond tresses of Sif. When Thor discovered this, he could not control his anger and grabbed Loki, threatening to break his bones. Loki cried for mercy and promised Thor that he would convince the dwarfs to craft very refined hair of pure gold, which would grow like natural hair from the head of Sif.

One of the volcanoes on the planet of Venus is named after the Norse goddess Sif. Most of the planetary features of Venus are named after famous women and goddesses . The probable reason for naming the features of Venus according to such criterion is because Venus is the only planet named after a goddess, the Roman goddess of love and beauty.

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