Adlinda (crater)

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Lofn crater is in the center of the image. In the upper-left corner Adlinda multiring structure is barely visible.

Adlinda is the third-largest multiring structure (impact crater) on Jupiter's moon Callisto, measuring ~ 1000 km in diameter.[1] It is situated in the southern hemisphere of Callisto. The name is taken from Inuit mythology.

The relatively young, large Lofn impact crater is superposed on Adlinda.[1] The bright deposits from this crater cover about 30% of the surface of Adlinda hindering detailed study. Lofn is an example of a flat floored impact crater.


  1. ^ a b Greeley, R.; Klemaszewski, J.E. (2000). "Galileo views of the geology of Callisto". Planetary and Space Science. 48 (9): 829–853. Bibcode:2000P&SS...48..829G. doi:10.1016/S0032-0633(00)00050-7.