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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Harpagia Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Harpagia Sulcus
Clean Name Harpagia Sulcus
Feature ID 2371
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -1.20 °
Southmost Latitude -26.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 305.00 °
Westmost Longitude 329.00 °
Diameter 1400.00 km
Center Latitude -11.80 °
Center Longitude 313.50 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek; where Ganymede was abducted an eagle.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 18, 2016 11:37 AM

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