Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Khnum on Ganymede

[Khnum]

Feature Name [Khnum]
Clean Name Khnum
Feature ID 6856
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
kml download Khnum.kml
Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Never approved by the IAU
Approval Date -
Origin Egyptian ram-headed creation god.
Last Updated Mar 27, 2007 11:18 AM
Additional Information Provisional name Khnum changed to Nah-Hunte because of duplication with Khnum Catena.