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

Kingu

Feature Name Kingu
Clean Name Kingu
Feature ID 3040
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
Assyro-Babylonian
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Origin Assyro-Babylonian; conquered leader of Tiamat's forces whose blood was used to create man.
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