Lunar Apennine Mountains

Top down view of the Apennine Mountains on the Moon

Detailed Description

Top down view of the Apennine Mountains. Taken during the Apollo 15 mission. Originally thought to be rough and jagged by map makers Arnold Mason and Robert Hackman, it was discovered that they had been leveled and rounded by micrometoroid impacts over billions of years.


Image Dimensions: 659 x 641

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US