Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sulcus, sulci: Harpagia Sulcus on Ganymede

Harpagia Sulcus

Feature Name Harpagia Sulcus
Clean Name Harpagia Sulcus
Feature ID 2371
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -1.20 °
Southernmost Latitude -26.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 305.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 329.00 °
Diameter 1400.00 km
Center Latitude -11.80 °
Center Longitude 313.50 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Greek; where Ganymede was abducted an eagle.
Last Updated Feb 18, 2016 11:37 AM