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Virchow - on the floor of Neper

(formerly Neper G)

Lat: 9.8°N, Long: 83.7°E, Diam: 16 km, Depth: 1.5 km, Rükl: 38

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LO-IV-165H Crater Virchow is located at the northeastern part of the floor of the much larger crater Neper.


LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images
- Apollo 10's Hasselblad photograph AS10-30-4410 shows Virchow just above the frame's centre.
- Apollo 17's orbital close ups of a totally sunlit Virchow : ITEK-panoramic frames AS17-P-2165 and 2170.
Research: Danny Caes


(LAC zone 63B4) LTO map


Description: Wikipedia


Additional Information

Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
  • Westfall, 2000: 1.5 km
  • From the shadows in LO-IV-165H, Virchow is 1600-1780 m deep. - Jim Mosher


Rudolph Ludwig Karl; German doctor, pathologist (1821-1902).
  • This replacement name for a formerly lettered crater was introduced on LTO-63B4 (for which it served as the chart title). - Jim Mosher

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