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Solar System Exploration: Planets: Saturn: Moons: Iapetus Iapetus, A Moon of Saturn A Moon with a View - Part One A Moon with a View - Part One

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Iapetus
One of the Titans, son of Uranus and Gaea (Heaven and Earth), and father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius....
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An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
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Atlas
(derived from an Aryan root meaning To lift up, To carry) One of the Titans, son of Iapetus. Taking part in the war against Zeus, He was condemned to bear eternally aloft the pillars separating Heaven from Earth. In later times, this became imaged as a giant...
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Menoetius
(ruined strength) One of the Titans, child of Iapetus. He is slain in the war between the Titans and Zeus....
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Prometheus
(Forethought) One of the Titans, child of Iapetus. He is said to have created mankind and, when they appeared helpless to cope with the world, he ascended to Olympus and stole fire from the Gods, giving it to mankind. For this feat of lese-majeste, he was...
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Titans
A precursor race of Divine entities, essentially composing a pantheon itself. The eldest are said to have emerged from Primal matter (Gaea and Uranus), they were all eventually supplanted by their children, the Olympians, although some retained their...
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Ordovician paleogeography and the evolution of the Iapetus ocean
The Dark Side of Iapetus: Additional Evidence for an Exogenous
Geologic History
ago, the Iapetus Ocean began to close as the continental plates came together again.
Ridge Formation and Despinning of Iapetus via an Impact
ridge and despins Iapetus through an impact-generated to the surface of Iapetus, and then itself tidally evolves can expedite the de-spinning of Iapetus.
Impact basin relaxation at Iapetus

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New shop will bring in 75 jobs
Chris Marks of Iapetus Gallery said: "It's bringing a piece of dead land back into use, which can only be good, and the hotel will bring people into the town centre, which can only be good, but traffic and parking are among the problems.
Thirty-four years after launch, Voyager 2 continues to explore
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In Greek mythology, Prometheus is a Titan, the son of Iapetus and Themis, and brother to Atlas, Epimetheus and Menoetius. He was a champion of mankind, known for his wily intelligence, who stole fire from Zeus and gave it to mortals.
A Close Look at Saturn's Sponge Moon
“Hyperion is a small moon … just 168 miles across (270 kilometers)… orbiting between Titan and Iapetus,” said Carolyn Porco in an email. Porco is the Cassini imaging team lead.

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Iapetus (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iapetus occasionally Japetus 8] is the third-largest moon of Saturn, and eleventh in the solar system. It was discovered by Giovanni Domenico Cassini in 1671.
Iapetus (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
IAPETUS : Greek Titan god of mortality ; mythology : IAPETOS
IAPETOS (or Iapetus) was one of the Titan gods, sons of Ouranos (Heaven) and Gaia (Earth).
Solar System Exploration: Planets: Saturn: Moons: Iapetus
A Moon with a View - Part One
Dec 31, 2004 Iapetus [eye-AP-i-tus] is the seventeenth of Saturn's thirty three currently known moons, and the third largest.

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