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Montes Taurus

Taurus Mountains
Mountain Range on the Moon

Feature onThe Moon
Feature typeMontes (mountain range)
Lunar coordinates27° N, 40° E
DimensionsDiameter: 170 km
Highest peaks: 2 km
Bounding featuresKirchhoff, Mare Serenitatis, Newcomb, Römer
NotesA region of ridged upland running eastward of Mare Serenitatis on the Moon. The name, which comes from the Taurus Mountains of Anatolia on Earth, refers specifically to an area of hills and ridges running between the craters Newcomb and Römer.


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