Lists of features:- Promontorium

Promontorium on the Moon
These features form a cape or headland on a Mare.


Latin Name
/ English Name / Latitude Longitude / Diameter km / miles / map (from USGS)

  • Promontorium Agarum – Named from a cape in the Sea of Azov / 14.0°N 66.0°E / 70 km / 44 miles / map
  • Promontorium Agassiz – Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873) / 42.0°N 1.8°E / 20 km / 13 miles / map
  • Promontorium Archerusia – Named from a cape on the Black Sea / 16.7°N 22.0°E / 10 km / 6 miles / map
  • Promontorium Deville – Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville (1814-1876) / 43.2°N 1.0°E / 20 km / 13 miles / map
  • Promontorium Fresnel – Augustin Jean Fresnel (1788-1827) 29.0°N 4.7°E / 20 km / 13 miles / map
  • Promontorium Heraclides – Heraclides Ponticus 40.3°N 33.2°W / 50 km / 31 miles / map
  • Promontorium Kelvin – William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824-1907) / 27.0°S 33.0°W 50 km / 31 miles / map
  • Promontorium Laplace – Pierre Simon Laplace (1749-1827) / 46.0°N 25.8°W 50 km / 31 miles / map
  • Promontorium Taenarium – Named from cape in Greece / 19.0°S 8.0°W / 70 km / 44 miles / map
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Moon Map – Lists of features

The Moon’s surface is covered in many interesting geological features,
in addition to mountains, valleys and craters.
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Catena  –  chain of craters
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Dorsa  – wrinkle-ridge systems

Dorsum  –  wrinkle-Ridge

Lunar Seas & Ocean – Maria
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Lacus  –  lake

Palus  –  marshes

Promontorium  –  cape or headland

Rima  –  rilles
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Rimae  –  rille systems

Rupes  –  escarpments

Sinus  –  Bay
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Terra  –  Seas

Vallis  –  Valleys
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