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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Gortyna Flexus

Basic Info

Feature Name Gortyna Flexus
Clean Name Gortyna Flexus
Feature ID 2226
Target Europa
Feature Type Flexus, flexūs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -25.40 °
Southmost Latitude -50.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 136.80 °
Westmost Longitude 175.80 °
Diameter 940.00 km
Center Latitude -42.10 °
Center Longitude 144.60 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Place on Crete where Zeus brought Europa.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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