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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Lakhamu Fossa

Basic Info

Feature Name Lakhamu Fossa
Clean Name Lakhamu Fossa
Feature ID 3241
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Fossa, fossae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -9.90 °
Southmost Latitude -13.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 223.70 °
Westmost Longitude 230.80 °
Diameter 370.00 km
Center Latitude -11.70 °
Center Longitude 227.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Asia
Culture Assyro-Babylonian
Origin Dragon monster, or divine natural force produced by Apsu and Tiamat.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 25, 2016 8:59 AM

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