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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Shuruppak Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Shuruppak Sulcus
Clean Name Shuruppak Sulcus
Feature ID 5508
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -2.53 °
Southmost Latitude -37.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 208.64 °
Westmost Longitude 263.65 °
Diameter 2730.00 km
Center Latitude -19.62 °
Center Longitude 231.75 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Asia
Culture Assyro-Babylonian
Origin Assyro-Babylonian town on the banks of the Euphrates River where the gods planned the great flood.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 14, 2016 1:39 PM

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