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134 Akitu Sulcus Akitu Sulcus Ganymede 365 39 194 40 38.2 189.5 199.2 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1997 [1] Where Marduk's statue was carried each year. Feb 22, 2016
290 Anshar Sulcus Anshar Sulcus Ganymede 1372 18.9 198.7 28.6 9.1 185.7 211.1 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Assyro-Babylonian; celestial-world home of Lakhmu and Lakhamu. Feb 22, 2016
331 Apsu Sulci Apsu Sulci Ganymede 1950 -37.5 225.2 -30.2 -44.1 200.9 257 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Sumero-Akkadian; primordial ocean. Feb 18, 2016
334 Aquarius Sulcus Aquarius Sulcus Ganymede 1420 52.4 4 57.5 41.4 343.7 24.3 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [19] Greek; Zeus set Ganymede among the stars as the constellation of Aquarius, the water carrier. Feb 23, 2016
345 Arbela Sulcus Arbela Sulcus Ganymede 3850 -34 4 -8.4 -55 335 60 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [1] Assyrian town where Ishtar was worshipped. Feb 14, 2016
15154 Babylon Sulci Babylon Sulci Ganymede 3100 -22.5 95.5 12 -55 61 130 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved Jul 29, 2013 [1] Assyro-Babylonian town in the land known as Akkad. Feb 18, 2016
15155 Borsippa Sulcus Borsippa Sulcus Ganymede 3300 -60 0 -18 -77 304 73 +W (0-360) AS - Akkadian (Accadian) Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved Jul 29, 2013 [1] Akkadian town, location of the Sumerian god Nabu's principal sanctuary. Feb 22, 2016
904 Bubastis Sulci Bubastis Sulci Ganymede 2730 -81 225 -48 -90 120 300 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1988 [1] Town in Egypt where Bast was worshipped. Mar 2, 2016
940 Byblus Sulcus Byblus Sulcus Ganymede 645 37.6 199.7 43.9 31.6 191.9 204.3 +W (0-360) AS - Phoenician Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1997 [83] Ancient Phoenician city where Adonis was worshipped. Feb 23, 2016
1413 Dardanus Sulcus Dardanus Sulcus Ganymede 1500 -31.5 12.7 -14.8 -46 0 15.8 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Greek; where Ganymede was abducted by Zeus disguised as an eagle. Feb 18, 2016
1659 Dukug Sulcus Dukug Sulcus Ganymede 385 83.7 2.5 87.8 79.5 343.6 14.3 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [1] Sumerian holy cosmic chamber of the gods. Feb 23, 2016
1755 Elam Sulci Elam Sulci Ganymede 1500 60 200 77.5 38.5 184 230.8 +W (0-360) AS - Babylon Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [27] Ancient Babylonian seat of sun worship, in present-day Iran. Feb 18, 2016
1822 Erech Sulcus Erech Sulcus Ganymede 953 -7.3 179.2 2 -16.4 175.2 181.6 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [27] Akkadian town that was built by Marduk. Feb 23, 2016
2371 Harpagia Sulcus Harpagia Sulcus Ganymede 1400 -11.8 313.5 -1.2 -26.3 305 329 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [1] Greek; where Ganymede was abducted an eagle. Feb 18, 2016
2588 Hursag Sulcus Hursag Sulcus Ganymede 2183 -9.49 248.46 -6.44 -22.04 225.48 270 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [27] Sumerian mountain where winds dwell. Feb 12, 2016
3055 Kishar Sulcus Kishar Sulcus Ganymede 1187 -6.4 216.6 0.6 -13.2 205.4 228.8 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Assyro-Babylonian; terrestrial-world home of Lakhmu and Lakhamu. Mar 1, 2016
3231 Lagash Sulcus Lagash Sulcus Ganymede 1575 -8.99 164.01 4.29 -21.49 152.59 173.27 +W (0-360) AS - Babylon Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [1] Early Babylonian town. Feb 23, 2016
3283 Larsa Sulci Larsa Sulci Ganymede 1130 2 260 10.9 -2.2 246 272.9 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 2000 [1] Sumerian town. Changed from Larsa Sulcus to Larsa Sulci July 30, 2013. Feb 18, 2016
3739 Mashu Sulcus Mashu Sulcus Ganymede 2960 34 210 51 14.9 175.8 241.4 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [22] Assyro-Babylonian; mountain with twin peaks where sun rose and set. Feb 23, 2016
15156 Mummu Sulci Mummu Sulci Ganymede 2680 -39 180 -13 -65 160 222 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved Jul 29, 2013 [1] Assyro-Babylonian; the tumult of the waves at the place where the waters of primordial freshwater ocean Apsu and salt sea Tiamat are mingled. Feb 22, 2016
4089 Mysia Sulci Mysia Sulci Ganymede 5066 -7 7.8 18.2 -29 55.4 313 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Greek; where Ganymede was abducted by an eagle. Feb 18, 2016
4288 Nineveh Sulcus Nineveh Sulcus Ganymede 1700 23.2 53 29.3 14.5 33.6 70.8 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1997 [1] City where Ishtar was worshipped. Feb 23, 2016
4306 Nippur Sulcus Nippur Sulcus Ganymede 1425 35.41 183.35 45.8 23.4 173.2 198 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [27] Sumerian city. Feb 23, 2016
4356 Nun Sulci Nun Sulci Ganymede 1500 49.5 316.4 62.7 30.5 302.5 340 +W (0-360) AF - Egypt Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Egyptian; chaos; primordial ocean; held germ of all things. Oct 1, 2006
4688 Philae Sulcus Philae Sulcus Ganymede 900 68.4 168.2 74.5 55.6 161 173 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1997 [1] Temple that was the chief sanctuary of Isis. Feb 23, 2016
4694 Philus Sulcus Philus Sulcus Ganymede 465 44.5 209.9 49 38.7 202.2 215.2 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Greek; where Ganymede and Hebe were worshipped as rain-givers. Feb 23, 2016
4712 Phrygia Sulcus Phrygia Sulcus Ganymede 3700 12 20.6 24 -7.5 343 61 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Greek; kingdom in Asia Minor where Ganymede was born. Feb 23, 2016
5508 Shuruppak Sulcus Shuruppak Sulcus Ganymede 2730 -19.62 231.75 -2.53 -37.8 208.64 263.65 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 2000 [1] Assyro-Babylonian town on the banks of the Euphrates River where the gods planned the great flood. Feb 14, 2016
5516 Sicyon Sulcus Sicyon Sulcus Ganymede 2125 33.7 15.3 41.1 17.4 351.6 39.4 +W (0-360) EU - Greek Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Greek; where Ganymede and Hebe were worshipped as rain-givers. Mar 9, 2016
5573 Sippar Sulcus Sippar Sulcus Ganymede 3260 -19.9 170.2 -6.9 -28.9 132 204.3 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [1] Ancient Babylonian town. Feb 18, 2016
5991 Tiamat Sulcus Tiamat Sulcus Ganymede 1330 4.14 209.1 15.2 -8.6 200.6 219.7 +W (0-360) AS - Assyro-Babylonian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Assyro-Babylonian; tumultuous sea from which everything was generated. Feb 24, 2016
6220 Umma Sulcus Umma Sulcus Ganymede 1270 4.1 249.5 16.3 -6.7 240.8 257.5 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 2000 [1] Sumerian town. Feb 18, 2016
6234 Ur Sulcus Ur Sulcus Ganymede 1145 49.5 177.5 60.7 36.3 170 184.4 +W (0-360) AS - Sumerian Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1985 [27] Ancient Sumerian seat of moon worship. Feb 18, 2016
6246 Uruk Sulcus Uruk Sulcus Ganymede 2200 3.4 160 22.5 -14.5 139.2 179.9 +W (0-360) AS - Babylon Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1979 [1] Babylonian city ruled by Gilgamesh. Feb 24, 2016
6611 Xibalba Sulcus Xibalba Sulcus Ganymede 2200 43 71.1 73.7 13.2 45.9 94.5 +W (0-360) SA - Mayan Sulcus, sulci SU - Approved 1997 [137] Mayan "place of fright"; destination of those who escaped violent death. Feb 24, 2016

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