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Mons Hansteen is a mountain on the Moon, also known as Hansteen Alpha (α), named after Christopher Hansteen. It is roughly triangular in shape and occupies an area about 30 km across on the western margin of Oceanus Procellarum, southeast of the crater Hansteen and north of the dark-floored crater Billy. It is thought to be an extrusion of volcanic material that is younger than the crater Hansteen.

Mons Hansteen
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Highest point
ListingLunar mountains
Coordinates12°06′S 50°00′W / 12.1°S 50.0°W / -12.1; -50.0
Naming
English translationHansteen mountain
Language of nameLatin
Geography
Locationthe Moon
Geology
Mountain typeVolcano

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