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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Philae Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Philae Sulcus
Clean Name Philae Sulcus
Feature ID 4688
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 74.50 °
Southmost Latitude 55.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 161.00 °
Westmost Longitude 173.00 °
Diameter 900.00 km
Center Latitude 68.40 °
Center Longitude 168.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent Asia
Culture Assyro-Babylonian
Origin Temple that was the chief sanctuary of Isis.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 23, 2016 12:35 PM

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