Sketching Rupes (Scarps)

  • Richard Handy
  • Deirdre Kelleghan
  • Thomas McCague
  • Erika Rix
  • Sally Russell
Chapter
Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

Escarpments on the lunar surface are often labeled with the Latin word “rupes”. A number of processes created scarps on the Moon:

Keywords

Dust Graphite Charcoal Azimuth 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Handy
    • 1
  • Deirdre Kelleghan
    • 2
  • Thomas McCague
    • 3
  • Erika Rix
    • 4
  • Sally Russell
    • 5
  1. 1.PowayUSA
  2. 2.BrayIreland
  3. 3.Oak ForestsUSA
  4. 4.ZanesvilleUSA
  5. 5.BerkshireUK

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