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Urvara (crater)

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Feature type  Crater
Diameter  163,230 m
Location  Ceres
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Eponym  Urvarā, Indo-Iranian personification of fertility

Urvara /ərˈvɛərə/ উর্বর is the third-largest confirmed crater on Ceres after Kerwan and neighboring Yalode. Urvara means fertile. It is named after the ancient Indo-Iranian personification of fertility (plants in the Avesta, fertile fields in the Rig Veda). It has a central peak, and a number of unexplained ridges intersect it.

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