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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Uruk Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Uruk Sulcus
Clean Name Uruk Sulcus
Feature ID 6246
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 22.50 °
Southmost Latitude -14.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 139.20 °
Westmost Longitude 179.90 °
Diameter 2200.00 km
Center Latitude 3.40 °
Center Longitude 160.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Asia
Culture Babylon
Origin Babylonian city ruled by Gilgamesh.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Feb 24, 2016 2:02 PM

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