Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sulcus, sulci: Mashu Sulcus on Ganymede

Mashu Sulcus

Feature Name Mashu Sulcus
Clean Name Mashu Sulcus
Feature ID 3739
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Assyro-Babylonian
Quad -
Reference [22] - Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative, by Herbert Mason: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Mass., 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Assyro-Babylonian; mountain with twin peaks where sun rose and set.
Last Updated Feb 23, 2016 10:03 AM