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Rimae Fresnel are the series of northeast-trending graben shown in this image

Rimae Fresnel is a 90km-long arcuate escarpment on the Moon at 28°00′N 4°00′E / 28.0°N 4.0°E / 28.0; 4.0.[1] Both the escarpment and the nearby Promontorium Fresnel were named after the French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ "Lunar Rilles Catalog". UAI. Retrieved 2006-10-24.
  2. ^ "Rimae Fresnel". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program. Accessed December 19, 2017
  3. ^ "Promontorium Fresnel". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
  4. ^ "Fresnel summary". August 2002. Archived February 5, 2012.

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