List of quadrangles on the Moon

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Layout of the Lunar quadrangles at the 1:2,500,000 map scale
Layout of the Lunar quadrangles at the 1:1,000,000 map scale

The Moon has been divided into 30 quadrangles by the United States Geological Survey at the 1:2,500,000 map scale.[1] At the 1:1,000,000 scale it's divided into 144 quadrangles.[2]

Quadrangles at the 1:2,500,000 scale
Name Number Area
LQ01 65° to 90° latitude, -180 to 180° longitude
LQ02 30° to 65° latitude, -180° to -120° longitude
LQ03 30° to 65° latitude, -120° to -60° longitude
LQ04 30° to 65° latitude, -60° to 0° longitude
LQ05 30° to 65° latitude, 0° to 60° longitude
LQ06 30° to 65° latitude, 60° to 120° longitude
LQ07 30° to 65° latitude, 120° to 180° longitude
LQ08 0° to 30° latitude, -180° to -135° longitude
LQ09 0° to 30° latitude, -135° to -90° longitude
Marius[3] LQ10 0° to 30° latitude, -90° to -45° longitude
Copernicus[3] LQ11 0° to 30° latitude, -45° to 0° longitude
LQ12 0° to 30° latitude, 0° to 45° longitude
LQ13 0° to 30° latitude, 45° to 90° longitude
LQ14 0° to 30° latitude, 90° to 135° longitude
LQ15 0° to 30° latitude, 135° to 180° longitude
LQ16 -30° to 0° latitude, -180° to -135° longitude
LQ17 -30° to 0° latitude, -135° to -90° longitude
LQ18 -30° to 0° latitude, -90° to -45° longitude
LQ19 -30° to 0° latitude, -45° to 0° longitude
LQ20 -30° to 0° latitude, 0° to 45° longitude
LQ21 -30° to 0° latitude, 45° to 90° longitude
LQ22 -30° to 0° latitude, 90° to 135° longitude
LQ23 -30° to 0° latitude, 135° to 180° longitude
LQ24 -65° to -30° latitude, -180° to -120° longitude
LQ25 -65° to -30° latitude, -120° to -60° longitude
LQ26 -65° to -30° latitude, -60° to 0° longitude
LQ27 -65° to -30° latitude, 0° to 60° longitude
LQ28 -65° to -30° latitude, 60° to 120° longitude
LQ29 -65° to -30° latitude, 120° to 180° longitude
LQ30 -90° to -65° latitude, -180° to 180° longitude
Farside Nearside Farside
LQ01
LQ02 LQ03 LQ04 LQ05 LQ06 LQ07
LQ08 LQ09 LQ10 LQ11 LQ12 LQ13 LQ14 LQ15
LQ16 LQ17 LQ18 LQ19 LQ20 LQ21 LQ22 LQ23
LQ24 LQ25 LQ26 LQ27 LQ28 LQ29
LQ30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lunar Geologic Mapping". NASA/USGS Planetary Geologic Mapping Program. 2007-09-19. Retrieved 2007-12-09. 
  2. ^ USGS Astrogeology: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - USGS Digital Atlas of the Moon
  3. ^ a b "Lunar Geologic Mapping: Mapping Scheme and Layout". NASA/USGS Planetary Geologic Mapping Program. 2006-04-21. Retrieved 2009-11-08.