List of craters on Ganymede

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Ganymede is the largest moon in the solar system, and thus has many craters covering its hard surface. Here is a list of Ganymedean craters that have been given names. Most are named after figures from Egyptian, Mesopotamian, and other ancient Middle Eastern myths.

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Crater Coordinates Diameter
(km)
Approval
Year
Eponym Ref
Achelous 61°54′N 11°47′W / 61.9°N 11.78°W / 61.9; -11.78 (Achelous) 40 1979 Achelous, Greek river god; father of Callirrhoe, Ganymede's mother. WGPSN
Adad 57°26′N 1°59′E / 57.43°N 1.98°E / 57.43; 1.98 (Adad) 39 1979 Adad, Assyro-Babylonian god of thunder. WGPSN
Adapa 73°05′N 31°19′W / 73.08°N 31.32°W / 73.08; -31.32 (Adapa) 57 1979 Adapa, Assyro-Babylonian; lost immortality when, at Ea's advice, he refused food of life. WGPSN
Agreus 15°52′N 127°18′E / 15.87°N 127.3°E / 15.87; 127.3 (Agreus) 63 1985 Agreus, Hunter god in Tyre. WGPSN
Agrotes 60°56′N 167°23′E / 60.93°N 167.38°E / 60.93; 167.38 (Agrotes) 74 1985 Agrotes, Tyre; greatest god of Gebal; farmer god. WGPSN
Aleyin 15°08′N 134°05′W / 15.14°N 134.08°W / 15.14; -134.08 (Aleyin) 12.4 1997 Aleyin, Son of Ba'al, spirit of springs. WGPSN
Ammura 31°46′N 17°39′E / 31.76°N 17.65°E / 31.76; 17.65 (Ammura) 61.5 1979 Ammura, Phoenician; god of the west. WGPSN
Amon 33°41′N 139°23′E / 33.69°N 139.39°E / 33.69; 139.39 (Amon) 102 1985 Amon, Theban king of gods. WGPSN
Amset 14°25′S 178°45′W / 14.41°S 178.75°W / -14.41; -178.75 (Amset) 11 1997 Amset, One of the four gods of the dead, son of Horus. WGPSN
Anat 4°06′S 128°00′W / 4.1°S 128°W / -4.1; -128 (Anat) 2.9 1985 Anat, Assyro-Babylonian goddess of dew. Note: Defines 128 degrees longitude on Ganymede. WGPSN
Andjeti 52°45′S 161°06′W / 52.75°S 161.1°W / -52.75; -161.1 (Andjeti) 52 1985 Andjeti, Egyptian; first god of Busirus. WGPSN
Anhur 32°38′N 167°41′E / 32.63°N 167.68°E / 32.63; 167.68 (Anhur) 25 1997 Anhur, Egyptian warrior god. WGPSN
Antum 5°05′N 141°04′E / 5.09°N 141.06°E / 5.09; 141.06 (Antum) 14.75 1985 Antum, Babylonian; wife of Anu. WGPSN
Anu 65°14′N 15°45′E / 65.24°N 15.75°E / 65.24; 15.75 (Anu) 55 1979 Anu, Sumerian-Akkadian god of power, of heavens. WGPSN
Anubis 84°26′S 128°40′W / 84.44°S 128.66°W / -84.44; -128.66 (Anubis) 114 1988 Anubis, Egyptian jackal-headed god who opened the underworld to the dead. WGPSN
Anzu 63°31′N 62°44′W / 63.51°N 62.73°W / 63.51; -62.73 (Anzu) 210 2000 Anzu, Gigantic lion-headed bird-like figure, the Sumerian Thunderbird. WGPSN
Apophis 8°07′S 83°50′E / 8.12°S 83.84°E / -8.12; 83.84 (Apophis) 57 2000 Apophis, Egyptian gigantic serpent symbolizing chaos or nonexistence. WGPSN
Ashîma 39°03′S 122°59′W / 39.05°S 122.98°W / -39.05; -122.98 (Ashîma) 84 1985 Ashîm, Semitic-Arab god of fate. WGPSN
Asshur 54°10′N 26°31′E / 54.16°N 26.52°E / 54.16; 26.52 (Asshur) 25.5 1979 Asshur, Assyro-Babylonian warrior god. WGPSN
Atra-hasis 22°32′N 105°53′E / 22.54°N 105.89°E / 22.54; 105.89 (Atra-hasis) 133 2000 Atra-hasis, Exceedingly wise' hero of Akkadian myth, survived the great flood. WGPSN
Aya 68°20′N 37°59′E / 68.34°N 37.98°E / 68.34; 37.98 (Aya) 38 1979 Aya, Assyro-Babylonian; wife of Shamash. WGPSN
Ba'al 24°55′N 30°02′E / 24.92°N 30.03°E / 24.92; 30.03 (Ba'al) 43 1979 Ba'al, Phoenician; Canaanite god. WGPSN
Bau 23°03′N 48°40′W / 23.05°N 48.67°W / 23.05; -48.67 (Bau) 77 1988 Bau, Goddess who breathed into men the breath of life; daughter of Anu and patroness of Lagash. WGPSN
Bes 25°29′S 179°02′E / 25.48°S 179.04°E / -25.48; 179.04 (Bes) 63 1985 Bes, Egyptian god of marriage. WGPSN
Chrysor 15°18′N 134°20′W / 15.3°N 134.34°W / 15.3; -134.34 (Chrysor) 7 1997 Chrysor, Phoenician god; inventor of bait, fishing hooks and line, first to sail. WGPSN
Cisti 31°36′S 64°14′W / 31.6°S 64.23°W / -31.6; -64.23 (Cisti) 70 1997 Cisti, Iranian healing god. WGPSN
Damkina 30°10′S 4°53′W / 30.17°S 4.88°W / -30.17; -4.88 (Damkina) 190 2006 Damkina, Babylonian sky and health deity, queen of the gods, and mother of Marduk in some accounts. WGPSN
Danel 4°20′S 21°18′W / 4.33°S 21.3°W / -4.33; -21.3 (Danel) 56 1979 Danel, Phoenician; mythical hero versed in art of divination. WGPSN
Dendera 1°07′S 104°32′E / 1.12°S 104.54°E / -1.12; 104.54 (Dendera) 82 2000 Dendera, Town where Hathor was chief goddess. (Name changed from Dendera Facula.) WGPSN
Diment 23°08′N 8°14′E / 23.14°N 8.23°E / 23.14; 8.23 (Diment) 40 1979 Diment, Egyptian goddess of the dwelling place of the dead. WGPSN
Ea 17°43′N 148°44′W / 17.72°N 148.73°W / 17.72; -148.73 (Ea) 20 1997 Ea, Assyro-Babylonian god of water, wisdom, and the earth. WGPSN
El 1°01′N 151°22′W / 1.01°N 151.36°W / 1.01; -151.36 (El) 55 1997 El, "Father of Men", existed before the birth of gods. WGPSN
Enkidu 26°37′S 34°52′E / 26.61°S 34.87°E / -26.61; 34.87 (Enkidu) 122 1982 Enkidu, Friend of Gilgamesh. WGPSN
Enlil 55°22′N 47°54′E / 55.36°N 47.9°E / 55.36; 47.9 (Enlil) 34.6 1979 Enlil, Assyro-Babylonian; nature god of the air, hurricanes, and nature. WGPSN
En-zu 11°35′N 168°24′W / 11.59°N 168.4°W / 11.59; -168.4 (En-zu) 5 1997 Enzu, Babylonian moon god. WGPSN
Epigeus 22°58′N 179°21′E / 22.96°N 179.35°E / 22.96; 179.35 (Epigeus) 343 1997 Epigeus, Phoenician god. WGPSN
Erichthonius 15°19′S 175°16′W / 15.32°S 175.26°W / -15.32; -175.26 (Erichthonius) 31 1997 Erichthonius, Possible father of Ganymede. WGPSN
Eshmun 17°27′S 167°53′E / 17.45°S 167.88°E / -17.45; 167.88 (Eshmun) 98 1979 Eshmun, Phoenician; divinity of Sidon. WGPSN
Etana 74°44′N 19°39′E / 74.74°N 19.65°E / 74.74; 19.65 (Etana) 46 1979 Etana, Assyro-Babylonian; asked the eagle for an herb to give him an heir. WGPSN
Gad 13°34′S 137°34′W / 13.56°S 137.56°W / -13.56; -137.56 (Gad) 72 1985 Gad, Semitic god of fate or good fortune. WGPSN
Geb 56°25′N 177°21′E / 56.41°N 177.35°E / 56.41; 177.35 (Geb) 60 1985 Geb, Heliopolis Earth god. WGPSN
Geinos 18°38′N 140°34′E / 18.64°N 140.56°E / 18.64; 140.56 (Geinos) 56 1985 Geinos, Tyre; god of brick making. WGPSN
Gilgamesh 62°50′S 124°50′W / 62.84°S 124.83°W / -62.84; -124.83 (Gilgamesh) 153 1979 Gilgamesh, Assyro-Babylonian; sought immortality after Enkidu died. WGPSN
Gir 34°03′N 145°45′W / 34.05°N 145.75°W / 34.05; -145.75 (Gir) 73 1985 Gir, Sumerian god of summer heat. WGPSN
Gula 64°09′N 12°18′W / 64.15°N 12.3°W / 64.15; -12.3 (Gula) 38 1979 Gula, Assyro-Babylonian; health god. WGPSN
Gushkin 20°45′N 45°59′W / 20.75°N 45.98°W / 20.75; -45.98 (Gushkin) 40.5 2016 Gushkin-Banda, Sumerian patron god of goldsmiths. WGPSN
Halieus 34°27′N 167°08′W / 34.45°N 167.14°W / 34.45; -167.14 (Halieus) 90 1985 Halieus, Tyre; fisherman god. WGPSN
Hapi 30°34′S 147°20′E / 30.57°S 147.34°E / -30.57; 147.34 (Hapi) 96 1988 Hapi, Egyptian god of the Nile. WGPSN
Harakhtes 35°57′N 100°16′W / 35.95°N 100.26°W / 35.95; -100.26 (Harakhtes) 108 2000 Harakhtes, "Horus of the Two Horizons", form of Egyptian god Horus who represents the path of the sun. WGPSN
Haroeris 28°32′N 63°11′E / 28.53°N 63.18°E / 28.53; 63.18 (Haroeris) 70 2000 Haroeris, Egyptian sky god whose eyes are the sun and the moon, a form of Horus. WGPSN
Hathor 66°54′S 91°16′E / 66.9°S 91.26°E / -66.9; 91.26 (Hathor) 173 1979 Hathor, Egyptian goddess of joy and love. WGPSN
Hay-tau 14°26′N 133°08′W / 14.44°N 133.13°W / 14.44; -133.13 (Hay-tau) 27 1997 Hay-tau, Nega god, spirit of forest vegetation. WGPSN
Hedetet 32°55′S 108°59′E / 32.91°S 108.99°E / -32.91; 108.99 (Hedetet) 106 2000 Hedetet, Egyptian scorpion goddess. WGPSN
Hershef 47°23′N 90°37′E / 47.39°N 90.62°E / 47.39; 90.62 (Hershef) 120 2000 Hershef, Egyptian ram-headed god. WGPSN
Humbaba 55°09′S 67°19′W / 55.15°S 67.31°W / -55.15; -67.31 (Humbaba) 40 2000 Humbaba, Babylonian terrifying guardian of the cedar forests. WGPSN
Ilah 22°00′N 160°37′W / 22°N 160.62°W / 22; -160.62 (Ilah) 76 1985 Ilah, First Sumerian sky god. WGPSN
Ilus 13°28′S 110°26′W / 13.46°S 110.43°W / -13.46; -110.43 (Ilus) 90 1985 Ilus, Ganymede's brother. WGPSN
Irkalla 32°31′S 114°50′W / 32.52°S 114.84°W / -32.52; -114.84 (Irkalla) 117 1985 Irkalla, Sumerian goddess of underworld, seen by Enkidu in a dream. WGPSN
Ishkur 0°22′N 8°22′W / 0.37°N 8.37°W / 0.37; -8.37 (Ishkur) 67 1985 Ishkur, Sumerian god of rain. WGPSN
Isimu 8°30′N 8°22′W / 8.5°N 8.37°W / 8.5; -8.37 (Isimu) 89.5 1985 Isimu, Sumerian god of vegetation. WGPSN
Isis 67°17′S 158°48′E / 67.28°S 158.8°E / -67.28; 158.8 (Isis) 75 1979 Isis, Egyptian goddess; wife of Osiris. WGPSN
Kadi 47°41′N 178°30′W / 47.68°N 178.5°W / 47.68; -178.5 (Kadi) 87 1985 Kadi, Babylonian goddess of justice. WGPSN
Khensu 1°01′N 152°56′W / 1.02°N 152.93°W / 1.02; -152.93 (Khensu) 17 1997 Khensu, Egyptian moon god. WGPSN
Khepri 20°25′N 147°34′W / 20.41°N 147.56°W / 20.41; -147.56 (Khepri) 47 1997 Khepri, God of transformations for the Heliopitans. WGPSN
Khonsu 37°31′S 169°10′E / 37.51°S 169.17°E / -37.51; 169.17 (Khonsu) 80 1988 Khonsu, Egyptian moon god. WGPSN
Khumbam 24°06′S 24°39′E / 24.1°S 24.65°E / -24.1; 24.65 (Khumbam) 57 1979 Khumbam, Assyro-Babylonian; Elamite creator god. WGPSN
Kingu 34°40′S 132°58′E / 34.66°S 132.97°E / -34.66; 132.97 (Kingu) 78 1988 Kingu, Assyro-Babylonian; conquered leader of Tiamat's forces whose blood was used to create man. WGPSN
Kishar 72°42′N 10°32′E / 72.7°N 10.54°E / 72.7; 10.54 (Kishar) 78 1979 Kishar, Assyro-Babylonian; terrestrial progenitor goddess. WGPSN
Kittu 0°24′N 25°24′E / 0.4°N 25.4°E / 0.4; 25.4 (Kittu) 15 1985 Kittu, Assyro-Babylonian god of justice. WGPSN
Kulla 33°13′N 113°52′W / 33.22°N 113.87°W / 33.22; -113.87 (Kulla) 93 1985 Kulla, Sumerian god of brick making. WGPSN
Lagamal 64°18′N 115°47′E / 64.3°N 115.79°E / 64.3; 115.79 (Lagamal) 131 2000 Lagamal, Son of Babylonian god Ea. WGPSN
Latpon 58°44′N 171°13′W / 58.74°N 171.21°W / 58.74; -171.21 (Latpon) 43 1997 Latpon, One of the sons of El. WGPSN
Lugalmeslam 23°43′N 166°07′E / 23.72°N 166.11°E / 23.72; 166.11 (Lugalmeslam) 64 1997 Lugalmeslam, Sumerian god of the underworld. WGPSN
Lumha 36°01′N 154°14′W / 36.01°N 154.23°W / 36.01; -154.23 (Lumha) 58 1985 Lumha, Title of Enki as patron of singers; also Babylonian priest. WGPSN
Maa 1°18′N 156°22′E / 1.3°N 156.37°E / 1.3; 156.37 (Maa) 31 1997 Maa, Egyptian god of the sense of sight. WGPSN
Mehit 28°57′N 164°23′W / 28.95°N 164.39°W / 28.95; -164.39 (Mehit) 47 1985 Mehit, Egyptian lion-headed goddess; Anhur's wife. WGPSN
Melkart 9°52′S 173°56′E / 9.86°S 173.93°E / -9.86; 173.93 (Melkart) 105 1979 Melkart, Phoenician; divinity of Tyre. WGPSN
Menhit 36°19′S 140°19′W / 36.31°S 140.32°W / -36.31; -140.32 (Menhit) 140 2006 Menhit, Egyptian lion and war goddess. WGPSN
Min 29°14′N 1°16′W / 29.23°N 1.26°W / 29.23; -1.26 (Min) 33 1988 Min, Egyptian fertility god. WGPSN
Mir 3°18′S 129°42′E / 3.3°S 129.7°E / -3.3; 129.7 (Mir) 8 1985 Mir, West Semitic god of wind. WGPSN
Misharu 4°19′S 24°07′E / 4.31°S 24.11°E / -4.31; 24.11 (Misharu) 88 1985 Misharu, Assyro-Babylonian god of law. WGPSN
Mont 44°37′N 48°03′E / 44.62°N 48.05°E / 44.62; 48.05 (Mont) 15 1997 Mont, Theban war god. WGPSN
Mor 30°33′N 32°39′E / 30.55°N 32.65°E / 30.55; 32.65 (Mor) 41 1979 Mor, Phoenician; spirit of the harvest. WGPSN
Mot 9°56′N 165°57′W / 9.93°N 165.95°W / 9.93; -165.95 (Mot) 23 1997 Mot, Spirit of the harvest, one of the sons of El. WGPSN
Mush 15°07′S 114°46′W / 15.12°S 114.77°W / -15.12; -114.77 (Mush) 99 1985 Mush, Sumerian male deity; upper parts are human, lower parts a serpent. WGPSN
Nabu 45°23′S 1°11′W / 45.39°S 1.19°W / -45.39; -1.19 (Nabu) 40 1979 Nabu, Sumerian god of intellectual activity. WGPSN
Nah-Hunte 17°46′S 85°16′W / 17.76°S 85.26°W / -17.76; -85.26 (Nah-Hunte) 47 2000 Nah-Hunte, Elamite god of light and justice. WGPSN
Namtar 58°20′S 19°18′E / 58.34°S 19.3°E / -58.34; 19.3 (Namtar) 50 1979 Namtar, Assyro-Babylonian plague demon. WGPSN
Nanna 17°37′S 118°08′E / 17.61°S 118.13°E / -17.61; 118.13 (Nanna) 56 1985 Nanna, Sumerian moon god; god of wisdom. WGPSN
Nefertum 44°21′N 38°58′E / 44.35°N 38.96°E / 44.35; 38.96 (Nefertum) 29 1997 Nefertum, Original divine son of the Memphis triad, son of Ptah. WGPSN
Neheh 72°08′N 62°40′W / 72.13°N 62.66°W / 72.13; -62.66 (Neheh) 54 1985 Neheh, Egyptian god of eternity. WGPSN
Neith 29°27′N 6°58′W / 29.45°N 6.97°W / 29.45; -6.97 (Neith) 90 1988 Neith, Egyptian warrior goddess; goddess of domestic arts. WGPSN
Nergal 38°35′N 159°40′E / 38.58°N 159.67°E / 38.58; 159.67 (Nergal) 9.6 1997 Nergal, Assyro-Babylonian king of the underworld. WGPSN
Nidaba 17°45′N 123°26′W / 17.75°N 123.43°W / 17.75; -123.43 (Nidaba) 199 1985 Nidaba, Sumerian grain goddess. WGPSN
Nigirsu 58°16′S 39°26′E / 58.26°S 39.43°E / -58.26; 39.43 (Nigirsu) 53 1979 Nigirsu, Assyro-Babylonian; god of the fields, war god. WGPSN
Ningishzida 14°07′N 170°10′E / 14.11°N 170.16°E / 14.11; 170.16 (Ningishzida) 32 1997 Ningishzida, Sumerian vegetation god. WGPSN
Ninkasi 59°13′N 48°51′W / 59.21°N 48.85°W / 59.21; -48.85 (Ninkasi) 81 1988 Ninkasi, Sumerian goddess of brewing. WGPSN
Ninki 8°22′S 120°47′W / 8.37°S 120.79°W / -8.37; -120.79 (Ninki) 194 1985 Ninki, Consort to Ea, Babylonian god of water. WGPSN
Ninlil 6°16′N 118°19′W / 6.27°N 118.32°W / 6.27; -118.32 (Ninlil) 91 1985 Ninlil, Chief Assyrian goddess; Asshur's consort. WGPSN
Ninsum 14°21′S 140°33′W / 14.35°S 140.55°W / -14.35; -140.55 (Ninsum) 88 1985 Ninsum, Minor Babylonian goddess of wisdom; Gilgamesh's mother. WGPSN
Nut 54°13′S 90°48′E / 54.21°S 90.8°E / -54.21; 90.8 (Nut) 90 1979 Nut, Egyptian goddess of the sky. WGPSN
Osiris 38°00′S 166°19′W / 38°S 166.31°W / -38; -166.31 (Osiris) 107 1979 Osiris, Egyptian god of the dead. WGPSN
Ptah 65°54′S 142°57′E / 65.9°S 142.95°E / -65.9; 142.95 (Ptah) 30 1988 Ptah, Sovereign god of Memphis; patron of artisans. WGPSN
Punt 24°53′S 120°09′E / 24.89°S 120.15°E / -24.89; 120.15 (Punt) 135 1997 Punt, Land east of Egypt where Bes originated. Changed from Punt Facula. WGPSN
Ruti 13°14′N 51°21′E / 13.23°N 51.35°E / 13.23; 51.35 (Ruti) 16 1979 Ruti, Phoenician; Byblos god. WGPSN
Saltu 14°09′S 7°14′E / 14.15°S 7.23°E / -14.15; 7.23 (Saltu) 40 2006 Saltu, Babylonian goddess of discord and hostility. WGPSN
Sapas 57°27′N 33°59′W / 57.45°N 33.99°W / 57.45; -33.99 (Sapas) 56 1979 Shapash, Assyro-Babylonian; torch of the gods. WGPSN
Sati 30°50′N 12°48′W / 30.84°N 12.8°W / 30.84; -12.8 (Sati) 95 1988 Sati, Wife of Khnum, Egyptian god of the Cataracts. WGPSN
Sebek 61°15′N 3°13′E / 61.25°N 3.22°E / 61.25; 3.22 (Sebek) 61 1979 Sebek, Egyptian crocodile god. WGPSN
Seima 17°05′N 144°02′E / 17.09°N 144.03°E / 17.09; 144.03 (Seima) 38 1985 Seima, Mother goddess of the Arameans. WGPSN
Seker 39°10′S 14°37′E / 39.16°S 14.62°E / -39.16; 14.62 (Seker) 103 1988 Seker, Egyptian god of the dead at Memphis. WGPSN
Selket 15°02′N 105°42′W / 15.03°N 105.7°W / 15.03; -105.7 (Selket) 168 1985 Selket, Tutelary goddess who guarded intestines of the dead. WGPSN
Serapis 12°24′S 44°07′W / 12.4°S 44.11°W / -12.4; -44.11 (Serapis) 169 1997 Serapis, Egyptian healing god. WGPSN
Shu 43°10′N 3°10′E / 43.16°N 3.16°E / 43.16; 3.16 (Shu) 44 1988 Shu, Egyptian god of air. WGPSN
Sin 52°56′N 2°32′E / 52.94°N 2.54°E / 52.94; 2.54 (Sin) 19 1979 Sin, Babylonian moon god. WGPSN
Tammuz 13°27′N 129°14′E / 13.45°N 129.24°E / 13.45; 129.24 (Tammuz) 51 1985 Tammuz, Egyptian childbirth goddess. WGPSN
Tanit 57°29′N 36°37′W / 57.49°N 36.62°W / 57.49; -36.62 (Tanit) 26 1979 Tanit, Akkadian youthful god of vegetation; Ishtar's son. WGPSN
Tashmetum 39°43′S 95°28′E / 39.72°S 95.46°E / -39.72; 95.46 (Tashmetum) 135 2000 Tashmetum, Assyro-Babylonian; Carthaginian goddess. WGPSN
Ta-urt 27°40′N 55°48′E / 27.66°N 55.8°E / 27.66; 55.8 (Ta-urt) 94 1988 Taurt, Assyro-Babylonian goddess who invented writing with her husband Nabu. WGPSN
Teshub 68°18′S 80°43′E / 68.3°S 80.72°E / -68.3; 80.72 (Teshub) 188 1994 Teshub, Elamite god of the tempest. WGPSN
Thoth 43°13′S 147°15′W / 43.22°S 147.25°W / -43.22; -147.25 (Thoth) 102 1985 Thoth, Egyptian moon god; invented all arts and sciences. WGPSN
Tros 11°08′N 27°16′W / 11.14°N 27.26°W / 11.14; -27.26 (Tros) 94 1979 Tros, Greek; father of Ganymede. WGPSN
Upuant 46°24′N 40°28′E / 46.4°N 40.46°E / 46.4; 40.46 (Upuant) 17 1997 Upuant, Jackal-headed warrior god, god of the dead. WGPSN
We-ila 12°22′S 69°39′E / 12.36°S 69.65°E / -12.36; 69.65 (We-ila) 36 2000 We-ila, Akkadian god from whom the hero Atra-hasis was created. WGPSN
Wepwawet 69°53′S 59°49′W / 69.89°S 59.81°W / -69.89; -59.81 (Wepwawet) 86 2000 Wepwawet, Ancient Egyptian jackal deity. WGPSN
Zakar 31°17′N 26°20′E / 31.28°N 26.33°E / 31.28; 26.33 (Zakar) 170 1997 Zakar, Assyrian supreme deity. WGPSN
Zaqar 58°10′N 37°25′W / 58.16°N 37.41°W / 58.16; -37.41 (Zaqar) 33 1979 Zaqar, Assyro-Babylonian; Sin's messenger who brought dreams to men. WGPSN
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Dropped or not approved names[edit]

Crater Coordinates Diameter
(km)
Approval
Year
Eponym Ref
Keret 16°00′N 35°12′W / 16.0°N 35.2°W / 16.0; -35.2 (Keret) 36.0 1979 Dropped. Keret, Phoenician hero. Name dropped because feature not found on imagery. WGPSN
Khnum 17°48′S 85°12′W / 17.8°S 85.2°W / -17.8; -85.2 (Khnum) 45.0 Not approved named. Khnum, Egyptian ram-headed creation god. Note: Provisional name Khnum changed to Nah-Hunte because of duplication with Khnum Catena. WGPSN
Wadjet 53°48′S 268°54′W / 53.8°S 268.9°W / -53.8; -268.9 (Wadjet) 100.0 2000 Dropped name. Wadjet, Egyptian cobra goddess. Same crater as Nut. WGPSN
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