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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Nippur Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Nippur Sulcus
Clean Name Nippur Sulcus
Feature ID 4306
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 45.80 °
Southmost Latitude 23.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 173.20 °
Westmost Longitude 198.00 °
Diameter 1425.00 km
Center Latitude 35.41 °
Center Longitude 183.35 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Asia
Culture Sumerian
Origin Sumerian city.
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.
Updated Feb 23, 2016 11:03 AM

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