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 Hijsi
Clean Name Hijsi
Feature ID 2500
Target Callisto
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 63.70 °
Southmost Latitude 62.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 170.20 °
Westmost Longitude 172.90 °
Diameter 54.10 km
Center Latitude 63.10 °
Center Longitude 171.50 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Continent Europe
Culture Karelia
Origin Karelian deity of hunting.
Reference [64] - Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes: Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM

PDF Maps of Callisto