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oa Journal of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Lunar craters and the volcanic theory

Volume 2, Issue 3
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Abstract

It is something of a paradox that although the moon's physical features have been so long studied, and so carefully mapped, there is no accepted theory of their origin; for although her surface is diversified like the earth's with mountains, plains and valleys, the resemblance seems to end there. Excepting a few volcanoes, confined to particular regions the earth has nothing to compare with the extraordinary abundance of ring-shaped, crater-like formations which dominate the lunar landscape.

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1928-01-01
2019-12-12

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