Lists of features:- Vallis (Valleys)

Valleys on the Moon
The Moon’s surface is covered in many interesting features.
Among these are several large valleys that have been given names after a nearby crater.


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

  • Vallis Alpes – n/a – none crater / 48.5°N 3.2°E / 166 km / 104 miles / map
  • Vallis Baade – Baade / 45.9°S 76.2°W / 203 km / 65 miles / map
  • Vallis Bohr – Bohr / 12.4°N 86.6°W / 80 km / 50 miles / map
  • Vallis Bouvard – n/a – none crater / 38.3°S 83.1°W / 284 km / 178 miles / map
  • Vallis Capella – Capella / 7.6°S 34.9°E / 49 km / 31 miles / map
  • Vallis Inghirami – Inghirami / 43.8°S 72.2°W / 148 km / 93 miles / map
  • Vallis Palitzsch – Palitzsch / 26.4°S 64.3°E / 132 km / 83 miles / map
  • Vallis Planck – Planck / 58.4°S 126.1°E / 451 km / 282 miles / map
  • Vallis Rheita – Rheita / 42.5°S 51.5°E / 445 km / 278 miles / map
  • Vallis Schrodinger – Schrodinger / 67.0°S 105.0°E / 310 km / 194 miles / map
  • Vallis Schroteri – Schroteri / 26.2°N 50.8°W / 168 km / 105 miles / map
  • Vallis Snellius – Snellius / 31.1°S 56.0°E / 592 km / 370 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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