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

Achelous

Feature Name Achelous
Clean Name Achelous
Feature ID 33
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Greek river god; father of Callirrhoe, Ganymede's mother.
Last Updated Nov 13, 2015 9:12 AM