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Age of lunar surfaces versus impact crater density

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Age of lunar surfaces versus impact crater density Returned Apollo samples can tell us about the rate at which the Moon's surface has accumulated craters over time. For more information, read this blog post.

From Heiken et al. 1991, Lunar Sourcebook: A User's Guide to the Moon.


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