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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Dardanus Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Dardanus Sulcus
Clean Name Dardanus Sulcus
Feature ID 1413
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -14.80 °
Southmost Latitude -46.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westmost Longitude 15.80 °
Diameter 1500.00 km
Center Latitude -31.50 °
Center Longitude 12.70 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek; where Ganymede was abducted by Zeus disguised as an eagle.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 18, 2016 10:19 AM

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