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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Xibalba Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Xibalba Sulcus
Clean Name Xibalba Sulcus
Feature ID 6611
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 73.70 °
Southmost Latitude 13.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 45.90 °
Westmost Longitude 94.50 °
Diameter 2200.00 km
Center Latitude 43.00 °
Center Longitude 71.10 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent South and Central America
Culture Mayan
Origin Mayan "place of fright"; destination of those who escaped violent death.
Reference [137] - The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya, by Mary Miller and Karl Taube: Thames and Hudson, New York, 1993.
Updated Feb 24, 2016 2:30 PM

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