Lunar Regolith at Tranquillity Base

  title={Lunar Regolith at Tranquillity Base},
  author={E. Shoemaker and M. Hait and G. A. Swann and D. L. Schleicher and D. H. Dahlem and G. Schaber and R. Sutton},
  pages={452 - 455}
  • E. Shoemaker, M. Hait, +4 authors R. Sutton
  • Published 1970
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • The regolith at Tranquillity Base is a layer of fragmental debris that ranges in thickness from about 3 to 6 meters. The thickness of the regolith and the exposure histories of its constituent fragments can be related, by means of a relatively simple model, to the observed crater distribution. 
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