Figure 53

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Light plains are a conspicuous feature of several lunar terra regions including the central near side highlands. In this scene essentially all flat lying areas are covered by plains deposits. No mare materials are visible. Light plains deposits are not completely planar but faintly reveal underlying relief. The subdued features that underlie the plains deposits in the floor of the large crater Albategnius (lower center) are craters and linear "Imbrium sculpture" troughs like those on the rim of Albategnius and in the adjacent highlands. The rim crest diameter of Albategnius is about 130 km.   -D.E.W.

Report Source: NASA SP-362, Page 63, Figure 53

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