List of geological features on Callisto

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USGS map of Callisto

This is a list of named geological features on Callisto, a moon of Jupiter.


Callistoan catenae (crater chains) are named after rivers in Norse mythology.

Catena Named after
Eikin Catena Eikin
Fimbulthul Catena Fimbulthul
Geirvimul Catena Geirvimul
Gipul Catena Gipul
Gomul Catena Gomul
Gunntro Catena Gunntro
Sid Catena Sid
Svol Catena Svol


Large ring features[edit]

The enormous impact-related ring features on Callisto are named after the homes of the gods in northern mythologies.

Ring feature Named after
Adlinda Adlinda (Inuit)
Asgard Asgard (Norse)
Utgard Utgard (Norse)
Valhalla Valhalla (Norse)
Heimdall Heimdall (Norse)

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