The lunar Gruithuisen silicic extrusive domes : Topographic configuration , morphology , ages , and internal structure

The Gruithuisen domes, situated on the western portion of the Imbrium basin rim, form three tall mountains (NW, Gamma, Delta) totaling ∼780 km 3 in volume. The shapes of the domes are significantly different from that of mare-type domes elsewhere on the Moon. We use data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and Kaguya missions (LRO Lunar Orbiter… CONTINUE READING