Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Ganelon on Iapetus

Ganelon

Feature Name Ganelon
Clean Name Ganelon
Feature ID 14467
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -44.30 °
Southernmost Latitude -44.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 19.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 19.80 °
Diameter 230.00 km
Center Latitude -44.30 °
Center Longitude 19.80 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad -
Reference [29] - Song of Roland, translated by Dorothy L. Sayers: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1967.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 05, 2008
Origin French count; stepfather of Roland; brother-in-law of Roland’s uncle Charlemagne; betrays Roland and the French rear guard to Marsilion.
Last Updated Nov 17, 2008 3:50 PM