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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Ur Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Ur Sulcus
Clean Name Ur Sulcus
Feature ID 6234
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 60.70 °
Southmost Latitude 36.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 170.00 °
Westmost Longitude 184.40 °
Diameter 1145.00 km
Center Latitude 49.50 °
Center Longitude 177.50 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Asia
Culture Sumerian
Origin Ancient Sumerian seat of moon worship.
Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Updated Feb 18, 2016 11:33 AM

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