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Enceladus

In Greek and Roman mythology, a giant, son of Titan and Gaea. Buried by an angry Zeus under Mount Et...

Enceladus

Ejecta

Material thrown out of a volcano or impact crater....

Ejecta

Eistla

In Norse mythology, a giantess....

Eistla

Drift

A general term for all rock debris transported from one place and deposited in another, and disting...

Drift

Dione

In Greek mythology, the mother of Aphrodite, and daughter of Zeus....

Dione

Derceto

Philistine fertility goddess....

Derceto

Deimos

In Greek mythology, a son of Ares (Mars) who, with brother Phobos, was a constant companion to his f...

Deimos

Danu

The greatest of the goddesses of ancient Ireland....

Danu

Dactyl

In Greek mythology, a legendary being that lived on Mount Ida....

Dactyl

Cuspate

Shaped like a cusp; a sharp projection of material....

Cuspate

Crust

The outermost layer of the lithosphere....

Crust

Crater

An approximately circular depression, sometimes surrounded by a raised rim. Craters are typically fo...

Crater

Chondrite

A stony meteorite, composed of finely crystallized material....

Chondrite

Chasma

A large canyon....

Chasma

Charon

In Greek mythology, ferryman of the River Styx, who carried the dead to the underworld. Each dead pe...

Charon

Cerberus

In Greek mythology, the three-headed dog that guards the entrance to the underworld....

Cerberus

Centaur

In Greek mythology, a being with the head, arms, and torso of a man, and the body and legs of a hors...

Centaur

Cassini

Gian Domenico Cassini (1625-1712) Astronomer born in Italy, later a naturalized French citizen. Disc...

Cassini

Carson

Rachel Carson (1907-1964) American biologist and author....

Carson

Candor

Candor Chasma - from the Latin candor, meaning "blaze" or "the white" from its appearance....

Candor

Callisto

In Greek mythology, a nymph, follower of Artemis. Zeus wanted to woo her, and so disguised himself a...

Callisto

Caldera

A large volcanic depression at the summit of a volcano, caused by collapse or explosion....

Caldera

Breccia

Coarse-grained rock composed of angular fragments of pre-existing rock....

Breccia

Bedrock

Continuous solid rock that underlies regolith and is exposed at outcrops....

Bedrock

Basin

A depressed area with no surface outlet....

Basin
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