Schroter's Valley & Aristarchus
                              Earth-based telescopic image                              Lunar Orbiter image
Image above by Antonio Cidadao
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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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3-D color image, lo5m197, The Lunascan Project & Anomalous Images
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