List of mountains on the Moon


List of mountains on the Moon

This is a list of mountains on the Moon:

Mountains

These are isolated mountains or massifs.

Note that the heights listed below are not consistent across sources. In the 1960s, the US Army Mapping Service used elevation relative to 1,737,988 meters from the center of the Moon. In the 1970s, the US Defense Mapping Agency used 1,730,000 meters. The Clementine topographic data published in the 1990s uses 1,737,400 meters.

Also note that this table is not comprehensive, and does not list the highest places on the Moon. Clementine data show a range of about 18,100 meters from lowest to highest point on the Moon. The highest point, located on the far side of the Moon, is approximately 6500 meters higher than Mons Huygens (usually listed as the tallest mountain).

Mountain ranges

Notes

ee also

*List of mountains on the Moon by height
*List of craters on the Moon
*List of features on the Moon
*List of maria on the Moon
*List of valleys on the Moon
*List of mountain ranges

External links

* [http://www.lpi.usra.edu/research/lunar_orbiter/ Digital Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon]
* [http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/moon/moonTOC.html USGS: Moon nomenclature]
* [http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/moon/moonmons.html USGS: Moon nomenclature: mountains]


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