Lat: 40.9°S, Long: 30.2°W, Diam: 27 km, Depth: 2.37 km, Rükl: 63
Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 2.37 km
- Viscardy, 1985: 2 km
- Satellite crater Epimenides A is on the ALPO list of banded craters
When the morning terminator runs at 24° west, one could observe a curious clair-obscur effect between Epimenides and Lacus Timoris.
It (the clair-obscur effect) looks like an equilateral triangle made of three bright starlike dots. - DannyCaes Nov 18, 2007
Epimenides of Knossos (Crete) was a semi-mythical 6th century BC Greek seer and philosopher-poet, who is said to have fallen asleep for fifty-seven years in a Cretian cave sacred to Zeus, after which he reportedly awoke with the gift of prophecy.