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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Mosul Sulci

Basic Info

Feature Name Mosul Sulci
Clean Name Mosul Sulci
Feature ID 14256
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -51.25 °
Southmost Latitude -64.63 °
Eastmost Longitude 336.56 °
Westmost Longitude 342.25 °
Diameter 60.00 km
Center Latitude -58.10 °
Center Longitude 336.73 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2006
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin City where Isaac was pulled up in a basket to a mansion and four damsels in the tale “Isaac of Mosul.”
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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