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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Damascus Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Damascus Sulcus
Clean Name Damascus Sulcus
Feature ID 14252
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -70.69 °
Southmost Latitude -70.94 °
Eastmost Longitude 246.14 °
Westmost Longitude 343.23 °
Diameter 125.00 km
Center Latitude -80.59 °
Center Longitude 285.87 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2006
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Home city of the merchant Ayyub, father of Ghanim and Fitnah in the "Tale of Ghanim Bin Ayyub, the Distraught, the Thrall O’ Love."
Reference [52] - Alf Laylah Wa Laylah, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, by Richard F. Burton: Larsen-Harper, Colo. Press, Denver, Colo., 1900.
Updated Nov 17, 2008 3:50 PM

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