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Fraser
2012-Dec-19, 07:30 PM
MESSENGER targeted-observation image of the interior of Eminescu crater A recent image acquired by NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft shows the interior of Eminescu, a youngish 130-km (80 mile) wide crater just north of Mercury’s equator. Eminescu made science headlines last year with MESSENGER’s discovery of curious eroded blotches called “hollows” scattered across its interior and surrounding [...]

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SRH
2012-Dec-19, 08:34 PM
What exactly is a "hallow"?

Is it "v-shaped river valley" or is it more of a hole-like structure?
Do we have hallows on Earth?

Thanks.

whimsyfree
2012-Dec-19, 09:58 PM
What exactly is a "hallow"?

Is it "v-shaped river valley" or is it more of a hole-like structure?
Do we have hallows on Earth?

Thanks.

No because hallow is a verb. It means to make holy or sacred, to sanctify or consecrate, to venerate.