List of craters on Europa


List of craters on Europa

The surface of Jupiter's moon, Europa, is very young, geologically speaking, and as a result there are very few craters. Furthermore, as Europa's surface is potentially made of weak water ice over a liquid ocean, most surviving craters have slumped so that their structure is very low in relief. Most of the craters that are large enough to have names are named after prominent figures in Celtic myths and folklore. Here is a list of europan craters:

See also the list of lineae on Europa and the list of geological features on Europa.

External links

* [http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/jupiter/euroTOC.html USGS: Europa nomenclature]
* [http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/jupiter/eurocrat.html USGS: Europa Nomenclature: Craters]


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