Catena Humboldt

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Catena Humboldt

Lat: 21.5°S, Long: 84.6°E, Length: 165 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 60

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LO-IV-009M Based on the position and diameter in the on-line IAU Planetary Gazetteer (quoted above) Catena Humboldt is the crater chain that extends northeast from the 189-km diameter crater Humboldt (partially visible in the lower left). The dark 167-km crater above Humboldt is Hecataeus. 76-km Gibbs can be seen at the top of the frame, and on the right, a bit below the top, is 64-km Schorr A.


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Catena Humboldt

Additional Information

List of Lunar Catenae.


Named after nearby crater. (Humboldt)
  • This name for a crater chain in "LAC Region 99" was approved in 1976 (IAU Transactions XVIB). No further details of how to identify it were given. - JimMosher

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