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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Byblus Sulcus

Basic Info

Feature Name Byblus Sulcus
Clean Name Byblus Sulcus
Feature ID 940
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 43.90 °
Southmost Latitude 31.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 191.90 °
Westmost Longitude 204.30 °
Diameter 645.00 km
Center Latitude 37.60 °
Center Longitude 199.70 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent Asia
Culture Phoenician
Origin Ancient Phoenician city where Adonis was worshipped.
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Feb 23, 2016 7:35 AM

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