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Dorsa Geikie is the curved ridge at center. LRO mosaic.
Oblique view of the northern portion of the Dorsa, from Apollo 15

Dorsa Geikie is a wrinkle ridge at 4°36′S 52°30′E / 4.6°S 52.5°E / -4.6; 52.5 in Mare Fecunditatis on the Moon. It is approximately 220 km long and was named after Scottish geologist Sir Archibald Geikie in 1976 by the IAU.[1]

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  1. ^ Dorsa Geikie, Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature, International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)