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

Nippur Sulcus

Feature Name Nippur Sulcus
Clean Name Nippur Sulcus
Feature ID 4306
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 45.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 23.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 173.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 198.00 °
Diameter 1425.00 km
Center Latitude 35.41 °
Center Longitude 183.35 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Sumerian
Quad -
Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Sumerian city.
Last Updated Feb 23, 2016 11:03 AM