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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Anshar Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Anshar Sulcus
Clean Name Anshar Sulcus
Feature ID 290
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 28.60 °
Southmost Latitude 9.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 185.70 °
Westmost Longitude 211.10 °
Diameter 1372.00 km
Center Latitude 18.90 °
Center Longitude 198.70 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Asia
Culture Assyro-Babylonian
Origin Assyro-Babylonian; celestial-world home of Lakhmu and Lakhamu.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 22, 2016 3:31 PM

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