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Mons Dieter is a mountain (hill) on the Moon, located in King, an impact crater (along with other peaks Mons André, Mons Ardeshir, Mons Dilip), at 5°00′N 120°18′E / 5.00°N 120.30°E / 5.00; 120.30. It has a diameter of 20 kilometres (12 mi).[1] The mountain was named Dieter, a German male name, in 1976.[2] The mountain is never visible from the Earth, as it is located on the far side of the Moon.[3][4][5][6]

Mons Dieter
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Highest point
ListingLunar mountains
Coordinates5°00′N 120°18′E / 5.00°N 120.30°E / 5.00; 120.30
Width20 km (12 mi)
English translationMasculine name Dieter
Language of nameGerman
Locationthe Moon


  1. ^ Chunlai Li; Jianjun Liu; Lingli Mu (3 December 2015). The Chang’E-1 Topographic Atlas of the Moon. Springer. pp. 202–. ISBN 978-3-662-48439-5.
  2. ^ "Mons Dieter". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
  3. ^ "Mons Dieter". Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Mons (Mountains)". Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Mons Dieter". The Moon Wiki. Retrieved 28 January 2016.

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