Lat: 17.1°N, Long: 84.3°W, Diam: 60 km, Depth: 2.15 km, Rükl: 17
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).
(LAC zone 37D3) USGS Digital Atlas PDF
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).