Dorsum Azara

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Mosaic of Apollo 15 images showing Dorsum Azara, facing north. Bessel D is the largest crater at right.
Oblique view also from Apollo 15

Dorsum Azara is a wrinkle ridge at 26°42′N 19°12′E / 26.7°N 19.2°E / 26.7; 19.2 in Mare Serenitatis on the Moon.[1] It is 103 km long and was named after Spanish naturalist Félix Manuel de Azara in 1976.[2]


  1. ^ Chu, Alan; Paech, Wolfgang; Weigand, Mario (2012). The Cambridge Photographic Moon Atlas. Cambridge University Press. p. 80. ISBN 9781107019737.
  2. ^ "Dorsum Azara". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.

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