List of craters on Europa

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This is a list of craters on Europa. The surface of Jupiter's moon Europa is very young, geologically speaking, and as a result there are very few craters. Furthermore, as Europa's surface is potentially made of weak water ice over a liquid ocean, most surviving craters have slumped so that their structure is very low in relief. Most of the craters that are large enough to have names are named after prominent figures in Celtic myths and folklore.

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Crater Coordinates Diameter
(km)
Approval
Year
Eponym Ref
Áine 43°00′S 177°30′W / 43°S 177.5°W / -43; -177.5 (Áine) 5 2000 Áine WGPSN
Amergin 14°42′S 129°24′E / 14.7°S 129.4°E / -14.7; 129.4 (Amergin) 17 2000 Amergin WGPSN
Angus 12°36′S 75°06′W / 12.6°S 75.1°W / -12.6; -75.1 (Angus) 4.5 2000 Angus WGPSN
Avagddu 1°24′N 169°30′W / 1.4°N 169.5°W / 1.4; -169.5 (Avagddu) 10 2000 Avagddu WGPSN
Balor 52°48′S 97°48′W / 52.8°S 97.8°W / -52.8; -97.8 (Balor) 4.8 2000 Balor WGPSN
Brigid 10°48′N 81°18′W / 10.8°N 81.3°W / 10.8; -81.3 (Brigid) 9.5 2000 Brigid WGPSN
Camulus 26°30′S 81°06′W / 26.5°S 81.1°W / -26.5; -81.1 (Camulus) 4.5 2000 Camulus WGPSN
Cilix 2°36′N 178°06′E / 2.6°N 178.1°E / 2.6; 178.1 (Cilix) 15 1985 Cilix WGPSN
Cliodhna 2°30′S 76°24′W / 2.5°S 76.4°W / -2.5; -76.4 (Cliodhna) 3 2000 Cliodhna WGPSN
Cormac 36°54′S 88°06′W / 36.9°S 88.1°W / -36.9; -88.1 (Cormac) 4 2000 Cormac mac Airt WGPSN
Deirdre 65°24′S 152°42′E / 65.4°S 152.7°E / -65.4; 152.7 (Deirdre) 4.5 2000 Deirdre WGPSN
Diarmuid 61°18′S 102°00′W / 61.3°S 102°W / -61.3; -102 (Diarmuid) 8.2 2000 Diarmuid Ua Duibhne WGPSN
Dylan 55°18′S 84°24′W / 55.3°S 84.4°W / -55.3; -84.4 (Dylan) 5.3 2000 Dylan Eil Ton WGPSN
Elathan 31°54′S 79°48′W / 31.9°S 79.8°W / -31.9; -79.8 (Elathan) 2.5 2000 Elathan WGPSN
Govannan 37°18′S 57°12′E / 37.3°S 57.2°E / -37.3; 57.2 (Govannan) 11.5 1997 Govannan WGPSN
Gráinne 59°42′S 99°24′W / 59.7°S 99.4°W / -59.7; -99.4 (Gráinne) 13.5 2000 Gráinne WGPSN
Gwydion 60°30′S 81°36′W / 60.5°S 81.6°W / -60.5; -81.6 (Gwydion) 5 2000 Gwydion WGPSN
Llyr 1°48′S 138°12′E / 1.8°S 138.2°E / -1.8; 138.2 (Llyr) 1.1 2000 Llyr WGPSN
Mael Dúin 16°48′S 162°06′E / 16.8°S 162.1°E / -16.8; 162.1 (Mael Dúin) 2 2000 Mael Dúin WGPSN
Maeve 58°48′N 78°54′W / 58.8°N 78.9°W / 58.8; -78.9 (Maeve) 21.3 2000 Maeve WGPSN
Manannán 3°06′N 120°18′E / 3.1°N 120.3°E / 3.1; 120.3 (Manannán) 30 1997 Manannán mac Lir WGPSN
Math 25°36′S 176°18′E / 25.6°S 176.3°E / -25.6; 176.3 (Math) 10.8 2000 Math ap Mathonwy WGPSN
Morvran 4°54′S 152°36′W / 4.9°S 152.6°W / -4.9; -152.6 (Morvran) 15 1985 Morvran WGPSN
Niamh 21°06′N 143°06′E / 21.1°N 143.1°E / 21.1; 143.1 (Niamh) 5 2000 Niamh WGPSN
Oisín 52°18′S 146°36′E / 52.3°S 146.6°E / -52.3; 146.6 (Oisín) 6.2 2000 Oísin WGPSN
Pryderi 66°06′S 159°06′W / 66.1°S 159.1°W / -66.1; -159.1 (Pryderi) 1.7 2000 Pryderi WGPSN
Pwyll 25°12′S 88°36′E / 25.2°S 88.6°E / -25.2; 88.6 (Pwyll) 45 1997 Pwyll WGPSN
Rhiannon 80°54′S 165°06′E / 80.9°S 165.1°E / -80.9; 165.1 (Rhiannon) 15.9 1985 Rhiannon WGPSN
Taliesin 22°48′S 138°00′W / 22.8°S 138°W / -22.8; -138 (Taliesin) 50 1985 Taliesin WGPSN
Tegid 0°48′N 164°24′W / 0.8°N 164.4°W / 0.8; -164.4 (Tegid) 29.7 1985 Tegid Veol WGPSN
Uaithne 48°30′S 90°42′W / 48.5°S 90.7°W / -48.5; -90.7 (Uaithne) 6.5 2000 Uaithne WGPSN
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