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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Philus Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Philus Sulcus
Clean Name Philus Sulcus
Feature ID 4694
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 49.00 °
Southmost Latitude 38.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 202.20 °
Westmost Longitude 215.20 °
Diameter 465.00 km
Center Latitude 44.50 °
Center Longitude 209.90 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek; where Ganymede and Hebe were worshipped as rain-givers.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 23, 2016 2:03 PM

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