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Ganymede: Faculae

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Feature NameLatitudeLongitudeDiameter (km)Origin
Abydos Facula33.4-153.4180Egyptian town where Osiris was worshipped.
Akhmin Facula27.7170.5245Egyptian town where Min was worshipped.
Bigeh Facula29-94.3224Island where Hapi, Egyptian Nile god, resided.
Busiris Facula15.7144.6369Town in lower Egypt where Osiris was first installed as local god.
Buto Facula13.2156.5245Swamp where Isis hid Osiris' body.
Coptos Facula9.9150.8329Early town from which caravans departed.
[Dendera Facula]0103114Town where Hathor was chief goddess. Name changed to Dendera.
Edfu Facula25.7-147.1184Egyptian town where Horus was worshipped.
Heliopolis Facula18.5-147.250Sacred Egyptian city of the sun.
Hermopolis Facula22.4164.7260Place where Unut was worshipped.
Memphis Facula14.1-131.9361Ancient capitol of lower kingdom.
Ombos Facula4.8124170Egyptian town where Sebek's triad worshipped; present Kom Ombo.
[Punt Facula]-26.1117.8228Land east of Egypt where Bes originated. Changed to Punt (crater).
[Sais Facula]37.9-14.2137Capital of Egypt in mid-7th century B.C.
Siwah Facula7-143.1220Oasis oracle of Zeus-Ammon; visited by Alexander.
Tettu Facula37.6-161.2189Egyptian town where Hatmenit and Osiris were worshipped.
Thebes Facula7.1157.6360Ancient capitol of upper kingdom.