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

Xibalba Sulcus

Feature Name Xibalba Sulcus
Clean Name Xibalba Sulcus
Feature ID 6611
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent South and Central America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Mayan
Quad -
Reference [137] - The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya, by Mary Miller and Karl Taube: Thames and Hudson, New York, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Mayan "place of fright"; destination of those who escaped violent death.
Last Updated Feb 24, 2016 2:30 PM