Lange (crater)

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Lange crater, next to Benoit crater
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 6°24′N 260°00′W / 6.4°N 260.0°W / 6.4; -260.0Coordinates: 6°24′N 260°00′W / 6.4°N 260.0°W / 6.4; -260.0
Diameter 180
Eponym Dorothea Lange

Lange is a crater on Mercury. It appears to have been flooded by lava, with only faint traces remaining of a buried inner ring.[1]


  1. ^ Honoring Haitian Painter Benoit and American Photographer Lange, Release Date: January 19, 2010, JHU/APL