Southern rim of Menelaus crater

Rocks outcrop along the rim of Menelaus crater and roll downslope toward the crater floor as they erode out of the wall (to the upper right). The boulder in the top-middle is 8 m across, image width is 400 m, LROC NAC M126826332L [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

LROC WAC mosaic of Menelaus crater (27 km diameter) and associated ejecta deposits at the boundary between Mare Serenitatis and the highlands (dotted line). The arrow marks the location of today's featured image at the southern rim of Menelaus crater [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

Traverse the rim of Menelaus crater in the full LROC NAC image!

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Small crater at the southern rim of Menelaus


Posted by Lillian Ostrach on October 27, 2010 15:11.