Named after Thomas Mofolo - South African (Lesotho) novelist (1876/77-1948).
Mofolo is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 114 kilometers. Mofolo is named for the Basotho writer Thomas Mofolo, who lived from 1876 or 1877 to 1948. (wikipedia entry)
A crater is a circular depression likely created by an impact event. On Mercury they are named after deceased artists, musicians, painters, and authors who have made outstanding or fundamental contributions to their field and have been recognized as art historically significant figures for more than 50 years.
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