​Define the following terms relating to lunar surface features:

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Define the following terms relating to lunar surface features:


        
  • a) Maria (singular "Mare")

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  • b) Highlands

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  • c) Rille

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  • d) Wrinkle Ridge

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  • e) Rays
Mar 3rd, 2015

Maria- large, dark basaltic plains on the earths moon formed by ancient volcanic eruptions

Highlands- elevated areas of the moon that were created by accumulated layers of ejecta of craters

Rille- long narrow depressions that resemble channels are found on the lunar surface

Wrinkle Ridge- low, sinuous ridges formed on the mare surface

Rays- radial streaks of fine ejecta thrown out during formation of an impact crater.

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