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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.
- Thomas, P. C.; Burns, J. A.; Rossier, L.; Simonelli, D.; Veverka, J.; Chapman, C. R.; Klaasen, K.; Johnson, T. V.; Belton, M. J. S.; Galileo Solid State Imaging Team (September 1998). "The Small Inner Satellites of Jupiter". Icarus 135 (1): 360–371. Bibcode:1998Icar..135..360T. doi:10.1006/icar.1998.5976.
- USGS/IAU (October 1, 2006). "Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Gaea on Amalthea". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
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