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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Sicyon Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Sicyon Sulcus
Clean Name Sicyon Sulcus
Feature ID 5516
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 41.10 °
Southmost Latitude 17.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 351.60 °
Westmost Longitude 39.40 °
Diameter 2125.00 km
Center Latitude 33.70 °
Center Longitude 15.30 °
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 Mar 09, 2016 3:11 PM

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