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Scarp (aka Lee-Lincoln Scarp) (Apollo 17 site formation name)

Lat: 20.3°N, Long: 30.6°E, Diam: 8 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 25

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AS17-M-0597 Scarp is the bright crack-like line running up the center of the frame from Light Mantle in the south,then turning westward along the foothills of the North Massif mountains. It extends for some distance beyond this to the north, continuing with a parallel branch.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images (the three photographs in the LPI's Apollo list of Scarp show the craterlet called Scarp, once visited by the astronauts of Apollo 15 near Rima Hadley).


(LAC zone 43D1) LAC map Geologic map LTO map

IAU page


Dedicated observers of the moon could detect Apollo 17's Scarp through common and powerful telescopes (with or without an attached Hi-Res webcam).

Description: Wikipedia

Additional Information

The Landing Site Name "Scarp" is plotted on Topophotomap 43D1/S1 and Site Traverses chart 43D1S2.


LROC Articles

The Moon in 3D by Eric Eliason (contains blue-red anaglyphs of the Lee-Lincoln Scarp, officially known as Scarp).


APOLLO OVER THE MOON; A VIEW FROM ORBIT, Chapter 4: The Maria (Part 3), Figures 80 and 81.