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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Canthus
Clean Name Canthus
Feature ID 1007
Target Phoebe
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -69.60 °
Southmost Latitude -69.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 342.20 °
Westmost Longitude 342.20 °
Diameter 44.00 km
Center Latitude -69.60 °
Center Longitude 342.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Argonaut, son of Kanethos or Cerion, the only member of the expedition to die in combat.
Reference [177] - The Argonautica, by Valerius Flaccus (with an English translation by J.H. Mozley): The Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge (Mass.), 1934.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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