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Vallis Alpes

Alpine Valley, valley on the Moon

Feature onThe Moon
Feature typeVallis (valley)
Lunar coordinates49° N, 44° E
DimensionsLength 166km; width up to 10km
NotesA narrow, straight valley that cuts directly through the mountains of the Montes Alpes, dividing that range into two parts and connecting the seas of Mare Imbrium to the south and Mare Frigoris to the north. A long thin rille marks a faultline running along the floor of the valley from one end to the other.


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