Mare Moscoviense a Window into the Interior of the Moon

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Introduction: Mare Moscoviense is an enigma in many ways. Located within some of the thickest crust (80 km [1]) and at ~4 km above the mean lunar radius [2], these basalts were able to overcome buoyancy forces that have been proposed to impede the eruption of farside basalts [3]. In contrast, South Pole-Aitken basin exists in an area of the thinnest crust… (More)

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