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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Pasiphae Linea

Basic Info

Feature Name Pasiphae Linea
Clean Name Pasiphae Linea
Feature ID 16256
Target Europa
Feature Type Linea, lineae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 43.33 °
Southmost Latitude 38.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 335.12 °
Westmost Longitude 40.99 °
Diameter 1306.00 km
Center Latitude 41.08 °
Center Longitude 8.06 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 30, 2023
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Daughter-in-law of Europa, wife of King Minos (Europa’s son by Zeus), mother of the Minotaur.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Aug 30, 2023 9:32 PM

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