Figure 169

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The preceding Figures/pictures of large craters were all taken under low Sun conditions. This picture of Langrenus, a large crater near the east limb, was taken when the Sun angle was 71°. The high Sun angle emphasizes the brightness of the steep slopes in the walls and central peak complex. Like the other craters, Langrenus has an irregular rim crest, its walls are thoroughly terraced, and the floor surrounding the central peaks is level but very rough. Langrenus is about 130 km in diameter.   -G.G.S.

Report Source: NASA SP-362, Page 166, Figure 169

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