Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sulcus, sulci: Dardanus Sulcus on Ganymede

Dardanus Sulcus

Feature Name Dardanus Sulcus
Clean Name Dardanus Sulcus
Feature ID 1413
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -14.80 °
Southernmost Latitude -46.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 15.80 °
Diameter 1500.00 km
Center Latitude -31.50 °
Center Longitude 12.70 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Greek; where Ganymede was abducted by Zeus disguised as an eagle.
Last Updated Feb 18, 2016 10:19 AM