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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Akitu Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Akitu Sulcus
Clean Name Akitu Sulcus
Feature ID 134
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 40.00 °
Southmost Latitude 38.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 189.50 °
Westmost Longitude 199.20 °
Diameter 365.00 km
Center Latitude 39.00 °
Center Longitude 194.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent Asia
Culture Assyro-Babylonian
Origin Where Marduk's statue was carried each year.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 22, 2016 3:23 PM

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