Kepler Dorsum (Phobos)

Named after Johannes Dorsum - German astronomer (1571-1630).

A dorsum is a ridge, sometimes called a wrinkle ridge. On Phobos they are named after deceased scientists involved with the discovery, dynamics, or properties of the martian satellites, and people and places from Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels".

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NW 12 km


N 10 km


NE 15 km


W 12 km


Kepler Dorsum

-45.0° N 4.0° E

E 20 km

Lagado Planitia(next)

SW 23 km


S 25 km


Tour so far: Visited 3 locations over 11 km. Next: Lagado Planitia
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