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Laplace A crater and a nearby wrinkle ridge (possible Chang'e 3 landing site)

Laplace A crater and a nearby wrinkle ridge (possible Chang'e 3 landing site)

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Laplace A crater and a nearby wrinkle ridge (possible Chang'e 3 landing site)
Laplace A crater and nearby wrinkle ridge (diagonally across at lower right). The question mark shows a potential landing site from which the rover could traverse northwest across the ridge to the edge of the crater.

Here is a wider view showing Laplace A and the wrinkle ridge in context:

Laplace A from Chang'E 2

CNSA

Laplace A from Chang'E 2
Three dimension image (DEM) of crater Laplace A on the Moon. The image data was taken by Chang'E-2 lunar probe on Oct 28, 2010.

And here is a zoom into the interior of Laplace A:

LROC NAC view of the interior of Laplace A crater

NASA / GSFC / ASU

LROC NAC view of the interior of Laplace A crater

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about November 22, 2013

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