Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Elathan
Clean Name Elathan
Feature ID 1757
Target Europa
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -31.90 °
Southmost Latitude -31.90 °
Eastmost Longitude 79.80 °
Westmost Longitude 79.80 °
Diameter 2.50 km
Center Latitude -31.90 °
Center Longitude 79.80 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Europe
Culture Celtic
Origin Handsome Celtic king, father of sun god Bres.
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

PDF Maps of Europa