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Lat: 17.1°N, Long: 84.3°W, Diam: 60 km, Depth: 2.15 km, Rükl: 17

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LO-IV-182H Dalton is the floor-fractured crater on the left. To its east, the crater with the swirling flow pattern on its floor is Balboa A (Balboa itself is half-visible at the top). To the southeast of Dalton is the keyhole-shaped and deeply shadowed 27-km diameter Vasco da Gama B.


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Zond 7 (Dalton and environs, evening light).


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Additional Information

Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
  • Westfall, 2000: 2.15 km


  • John Dalton; British chemist, physicist (1766-1844).
  • Name given by Arthur and Whitaker in Rectified Lunar Atlas (1963) and approved by IAU in 1964 (Whitaker, 1999, p234).
  • Rimae Dalton (a certain lunar enthusiast's unofficial name for the system of rilles on the floor of Dalton).

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