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List of geological features on Enceladus

This is a list of named geological features on Enceladus. Geological features on Enceladus are named after people and places from Burton's translation of The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night.

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PlanitiaeEdit

Enceladean plains are called planitiae. They are named after the locations of events in the Arabian Nights.

Planitia Named after
Diyar Planitia Diyar
Sarandib Planitia Serendib

DorsaEdit

Enceladean ridges are called dorsa. They are named after the locations of events in the Arabian Nights.

Dorsum Named after
Cufa Dorsa Cufa
Ebony Dorsum Ebony

SulciEdit

FossaeEdit

Fossae are ditches or trenches. Enceladean fossae are named after the locations of events in the Arabian Nights.

Fossa Named after
Anbar Fossae Anbar, Iraq
Bassorah Fossa Basra, Iraq
Bishangarh Fossae Bishangarh
Daryabar Fossa Daryabar
Isbanir Fossa Isbanir
Kaukabán Fossae Kaukaban, Yemen
Khorasan Fossa Khorasan

RupesEdit

On Enceladus, escarpments are called rupes.

Rupes Named after
Samaria Rupes Samaria, from Khudadad and His Brothers

CratersEdit

Enceladean craters are named after characters in the Arabian Nights.

Crater Named after
Ahmad Ahmad
Ajib Brother of Gharib in "The History of Gharib and His Brother Ajib."
Al-Bakbuk Al-Bakbuk
Al-Fakik Al-Fakik
Al-Haddar Al-Haddar
Al-Kuz Al-Kuz
Al-Mustazi Al-Mustazi
Aladdin Aladdin
Ali Baba Ali Baba
Ayyub Ayyub
Aziz Aziz
Bahman Oldest prince in "The Two Sisters Who Envied Their Cadette"
Behram Bahram
Dalilah Dalilah
Duban Duban
Dunyazad Dunyazad
Fitnah Fitnah
Ghanim Ghanim
Gharib Gharib in "The History of Gharib and His Brother Ajib."
Harun Harun al-Rashid
Hassan Hassan
Hisham Caliph in "The Caliph Hisham and the Arab Youth"
Ishak Character in "Isaac of Mosul and the Merchant"
Ja’afar Ja'far ibn Yahya
Jansha Janshah
Julnar Julnar the Sea-Born and Her Son King Badr Basim of Persia
Kamar Kamar al-Akmár in "The Ebony Horse"
Kasim Brother of Ali Baba
Khusrau Sassanid ruler Khosrau II
Ma’aruf Hero of "Ma'aruf the Cobbler and His Wife Fatimah"
Marjanah Marjanah
Masrur Eunuch in "Nur al-Din Ali and the Damsel Anis al-Jalis"
Morgiana Slave girl in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves"
Musa Musa
Mustafa Mustafa in Aladdin
Omar Omar
Otbah Otbah and Rayya
Parwez Second prince in "The Two Sisters Who Envied Their Cadette"
Peri-Banu Peri-Banu
Perizadah Youngest princess in "The Two Sisters Who Envied Their Cadette"
Rayya Otbah and Rayya
Sabur King of Persia in "The Ebony Horse"
Salih Salih
Samad Samad
Shahrazad Shahrazad
Shahryar Shahryar
Shakashik Shakashik
Sharrkan Sharrkan
Shirin Shirin
Sindbad Sindbad
Yunan King of Persian city in "The Tale of the Vizier and the Sage Duban"
Zaynab Daughter of Dalilah in "The Rogueries of Dalilah the Crafty and Her Daughter Zaynab the Coney-Catcher"
Zumurrud Zumurrud

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