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Odin Planitia

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Odin Planitia

Odin Planitia
Feature type Planitia

23°18′N 171°36′W / 23.3°N 171.6°W / 23.3; -171.6Coordinates: 23°18′N 171°36′W / 23.3°N 171.6°W / 23.3; -171.6

Eponym Odin

Odin Planitia is a large basin on Mercury located in the Tolstoj quadrangle at 23.3° N, 171.6° W. It was named after the Norse god Odin in 1976 by the IAU.[1] A large volcanic dome 7 km in diameter and 1.4 km high is situated near the center of Odin.[2]


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