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

Byblus Sulcus

Feature Name Byblus Sulcus
Clean Name Byblus Sulcus
Feature ID 940
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Phoenician
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Ancient Phoenician city where Adonis was worshipped.
Last Updated Feb 23, 2016 7:35 AM