chasma

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English[edit]

Part of Ithaca Chasma, a chasma on Saturn's moon Tethys

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χάσμα (khásma).

Noun[edit]

chasma (plural chasmata)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A long, narrow, steep-sided depression on a planet (other than Earth), a moon, or another body in the solar system.