Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Linea, lineae: Sparti Linea on Europa

Sparti Linea

Feature Name Sparti Linea
Clean Name Sparti Linea
Feature ID 5665
Target Europa
Feature Type Linea, lineae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin In Greek mythology, warriors who sprouted from the dragon's teeth sewn by Athene, ancestors of the Thebans.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM