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Farside Northern Highlands
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Farside Northern Highlands

December 6, 2012
This region is geologically complex, featuring sinuous rilles, mare volcanism, highland mountain ranges, and of course impact craters. LROC WAC monochrome mosaic of Cantor crater and surrounding terrain. Cantor crater, ~81 km diameter, is slightly elongated in the north-south direction and has a polygonal-shaped rim. The arrow notes the location of the opening LROC NAC image [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].