Rimae Prinz Region
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Rimae Prinz Region

November 29, 2012
The rille adjacent to the massif is approximately 450-500 m wide and a few hundred meters deep. A gap in the rille, (above image) could be a roofed-over portion forming a lava tube. Lunar lava tubes are of high interest for their geologic information about the emplacement of lava flows. Apollo 15 image AS15-M-2081 of the Rimae Prinz region. White boxes distances of 10, 20, and 40 km surrounding the rille. Credit: NASA

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