Lacroix

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Lacroix

Lat: 37.9°S, Long: 59.0°W, Diam: 37 km, Depth: 2.36 km, Rükl: 61

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LO-IV-160H In addition to Lacroix (to the left of center), the other named features in this view are 18-km Lacroix J (on its southwest rim), 13-km Lacroix H (in the lower right), and 14-km Lacroix N (the more deeply shadowed of the two craters in the upper right).

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Description


Description: Elger

(IAU Directions) LACROIX.--A ring-plain 20 miles in diameter, N. of Schickard. It has a prominent central mountain.

Description: Wikipedia

Lacroix

Additional Information

Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
  • Westfall, 2000: 2.36 km
  • Viscardy, 1985: 2.1 km


Nomenclature

Sylvestre Francois; French mathematician (1765-1843).


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