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The moon and the planets

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 51–66 | Cite as

Morphological characteristics of lunar craters with moderate depth/diameter ratio. I (0.08<d/D<0.12)

  • M. Moutsoulas
  • P. Preka
Article

Abstract

The morphological characteristics of craters, the depth/diameter ratio of which is between 0.08 and 0.12, are discussed. It is observed that craters having that moderate d/D ratio are, mainly, either small, presenting signs of degradation, or large young craters.

Keywords

Morphological Characteristic Present Sign Lunar Crater Young Crater 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Co 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Moutsoulas
    • 1
  • P. Preka
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AthensGreece

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