Schroter's Valley & Aristarchus
                              Earth-based telescopic image                              Lunar Orbiter image
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Image above by Antonio Cidadao
 aristarchus.jpg
Full-sized version of Lunar Orbiter image
 LO4-150H3
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Brief
A large sinuous valley, resembling a dry river-bed with numerous meanders. It starts in the crater to the west of Aristarchus, then widens to 10 km, several times changes direction, then narrows down and finally, at a distance of about 160 km from its origin, it disappears. The floor of the valley is flat and a very narrow sinuous rille, which is not visible from the Earth, zigzags along it.
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Other Lunar Orbiter images
 http://cass.jsc.nasa.gov/research/lunar_orbiter/img/4-157M.jpg
 http://cass.jsc.nasa.gov/research/lunar_orbiter/img/4-151H1.jpg
 http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/hires/lo5_m197.gif
3-D color image, lo5m197, The Lunascan Project & Anomalous Images
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