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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Borsippa Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Borsippa Sulcus
Clean Name Borsippa Sulcus
Feature ID 15155
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -18.00 °
Southmost Latitude -77.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 304.00 °
Westmost Longitude 73.00 °
Diameter 3300.00 km
Center Latitude -60.00 °
Center Longitude 0.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jul 29, 2013
Continent Asia
Culture Akkadian (Accadian)
Origin Akkadian town, location of the Sumerian god Nabu's principal sanctuary.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 22, 2016 2:32 PM

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