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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Tiamat Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Tiamat Sulcus
Clean Name Tiamat Sulcus
Feature ID 5991
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 15.20 °
Southmost Latitude -8.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 200.60 °
Westmost Longitude 219.70 °
Diameter 1330.00 km
Center Latitude 4.14 °
Center Longitude 209.10 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Asia
Culture Assyro-Babylonian
Origin Assyro-Babylonian; tumultuous sea from which everything was generated.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 24, 2016 1:45 PM

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