TITLE

Floor-Fractured Craters

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Charles A.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Sky & Telescope;Dec2004, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Posidonius, Gassendi and Petavius craters of the moon. Presence on rille systems on the floors of the craters; Location of the craters on the moon.
ACCESSION #
14963807

 

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