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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Mashu Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Mashu Sulcus
Clean Name Mashu Sulcus
Feature ID 3739
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 51.00 °
Southmost Latitude 14.90 °
Eastmost Longitude 175.80 °
Westmost Longitude 241.40 °
Diameter 2960.00 km
Center Latitude 34.00 °
Center Longitude 210.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Asia
Culture Assyro-Babylonian
Origin Assyro-Babylonian; mountain with twin peaks where sun rose and set.
Reference [22] - Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative, by Herbert Mason: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Mass., 1971.
Updated Feb 23, 2016 10:03 AM

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