Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Humbaba on Ganymede

Humbaba

Feature Name Humbaba
Clean Name Humbaba
Feature ID 2581
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Bangladesh
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 2000
Origin Babylonian terrifying guardian of the cedar forests.
Last Updated Nov 13, 2015 3:57 PM