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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Shiraz Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Shiraz Sulcus
Clean Name Shiraz Sulcus
Feature ID 14637
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -52.70 °
Southmost Latitude -62.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 25.50 °
Westmost Longitude 52.50 °
Diameter 80.00 km
Center Latitude -57.20 °
Center Longitude 39.40 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 04, 2010
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Place in "Prince Ahmad and the Fairy Peri Banu."
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 Feb 04, 2010 2:02 PM

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