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Mons Maraldi is a 1.3-kilometer-tall mountain on the Moon at 20.3° N, 35.3°E, covering an area about 15 kilometers in diameter. It is named after the nearby crater Maraldi.[1]

Mons Maraldi
Mons Maraldi AS17-M-1216.jpg
Apollo 17 Mapping camera image
Highest point
Elevation1.3 km
ListingLunar mountains
Coordinates20°18′N 35°18′E / 20.3°N 35.3°E / 20.3; 35.3
Geography
Locationthe Moon
Context image showing the dome-like Mons Maraldi at center and the flooded crater Maraldi to the southwest from Apollo 17. NASA photo.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mons Maraldi". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Mons Maraldi at Wikimedia Commons
  • Mons Maraldi at The Moon Wiki
  • Wood, Chuck (August 16, 2006). "A Mountain or a Molehill". Lunar Photo of the Day. Archived from the original on June 14, 2011.
  • Wood, Chuck (May 24, 2006). "Mons of Mystery". Lunar Photo of the Day. Archived from the original on June 14, 2011.