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Ganymede: Sulci

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Feature NameLatitudeLongitudeDiameter (km)Origin
Akitu Sulcus38.9165.7365Where Marduk's statue was carried each year.
Anshar Sulcus18162.11372Assyro-Babylonian; celestial-world home of Lakhmu and Lakhamu.
Apsu Sulci-39.4125.31950Sumero-Akkadian; primordial ocean.
Aquarius Sulcus52.4-3.91420Greek; Zeus set Ganymede among the stars as the constellation of Aquarius, the water carrier.
Arbela Sulcus-21.110.21940Assyrian town where Ishtar was worshipped.
Bubastis Sulci-72.377.12651Town in Egypt where Bast was worshipped.
Byblus Sulcus37.9160.1645Ancient Phoenecian city where Adonis was worshipped.
Dardanus Sulcus-46.9-17.52988Greek; where Ganymede was abducted by Zeus disguised as an eagle.
Dukug Sulcus83.5-3.8385Sumerian holy cosmic chamber of the gods.
Elam Sulci58.2159.71855Ancient Babylonian seat of sun worship, in present-day Iran.
Erech Sulcus-7.3-179.2953Akkadian town that was built by Marduk.
Harpagia Sulcus-11.741.31792Greek; where Ganymede was abducted an eagle.
Hursag Sulcus-9.7126.9750Sumerian mountain where winds dwell.
Kishar Sulcus-6.4143.41187Assyro-Babylonian; terrestrial-world home of Lakhmu and Lakhamu.
Lagash Sulcus-10.9-163.21575Early Babylonian town.
Larsa Sulcus3.8111.31000Sumerian town.
Mashu Sulcus29.8154.32960Assyro-Babylonian; mountain with twin peaks where sun rose and set.
Mysia Sulci-7-7.95066Greek; where Ganymede was abducted by an eagle.
Nineveh Sulcus23.5-53.11700City where Ishtar was worshipped.
Nippur Sulcus36.91751425Sumerian city.
Nun Sulci49.543.61500Egyptian; chaos; primordial ocean; held germ of all things.
Philae Sulcus65.5-169900Temple that was the chief sanctuary of Isis.
Philus Sulcus44.1150.5465Greek; where Ganymede and Hebe were worshipped as rain-givers.
Phrygia Sulcus12.4-23.53700Greek; kingdom in Asia Minor where Ganymede was born.
Shuruppak Sulcus-19.3127.82800Assyro-Babylonian town on the banks of the Euphrates River where the gods planned the great flood.
Sicyon Sulcus32.7-18.52125Greek; where Ganymede and Hebe were worshipped as rain-givers.
Sippar Sulcus-15.4170.71508Ancient Babylonian town.
Tiamat Sulcus3.4151.51330Assyro-Babylonian; tumultuous sea from which everything was generated.
Umma Sulcus4.11101270Sumerian town.
Ur Sulcus49.8-177.51145Ancient Sumerian seat of moon worship.
Uruk Sulcus0.8-160.32200Babylonian city ruled by Gilgamesh.
Xibalba Sulcus43.8-71.12200Mayan "place of fright"; destination of those who escaped violent death.