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
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
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