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Promontorium (cape or headland)

(glossary entry; plural = Promontoria)


One of 18 different categories of lunar features recognized in the current system of IAU nomenclature. Promontorium means "cape" in Latin, and the IAU defines these features as "headland promontoria". The term is used as prefix to the feature name.

Additional Information

Lunar Promontorium

List of Lunar Capes

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