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Gaea_(crater)

Gaea (crater)

Gaea is an impact crater on Amalthea, one of the small moons of Jupiter. The crater is 80 km wide and at least 15 km deep. Gaea is one of two named craters on Amalthea, the other being Pan. It is named after the Greek goddess Gaia.

Gaea is also a neighbour to two mountains, Mons Lyctas and Mons Ida.

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