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Montes Caucasus

Caucasus Mountains
Mountain Range on the Moon

Feature onThe Moon
Feature typeMontes (mountain range)
Lunar coordinates38° N, 10° E
DimensionsLength: 445 km
Highest peaks: 6 km
Bounding featuresAlexander, Mare Imbrium, Mare Serenitatis, Montes Apenninus
NotesThe mountains of Montes Caucasus extend northward from Montes Apenninus to form a strip of highland between two large lunar seas. To the west lies Mare Imbrium, and to the east is Mare Serenitatis. The northern extent is indistinct, but the mountains reach as far as the ancient walled plain of Alexander.


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