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Precision size-frequency distributions of craters for 12 selected areas of the lunar surface

  • Ronald Greeley
  • Donald E. Gault
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Abstract

Total crater populations in Lunar Orbiter photographs have been counted and measured for 12 selected areas of the lunar surface using precision techniques. Details of the counting procedure are described. Incremental and cumulative frequencies per km2 (and their logarithms) are presented in graphical as well as tabular form for general use by other investigators. The data include 333,404 craters in areas totaling 10,833.3 km2.

Keywords

Lunar Surface Cumulative Frequency Tabular Form Lunar Orbiter Counting Procedure 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald Greeley
    • 1
  • Donald E. Gault
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Sciences DivisionNASA Ames Research CenterMoffett FieldUSA

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