Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sulcus, sulci: Ur Sulcus on Ganymede

Ur Sulcus

Feature Name Ur Sulcus
Clean Name Ur Sulcus
Feature ID 6234
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 60.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 36.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 170.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 184.40 °
Diameter 1145.00 km
Center Latitude 49.50 °
Center Longitude 177.50 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Sumerian
Quad -
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.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Ancient Sumerian seat of moon worship.
Last Updated Feb 18, 2016 11:33 AM