Greaves (crater)

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Greaves
Greaves crater AS15-M-0954.jpg
Apollo 15 mapping camera image
Coordinates 13°12′N 52°42′E / 13.2°N 52.7°E / 13.2; 52.7Coordinates: 13°12′N 52°42′E / 13.2°N 52.7°E / 13.2; 52.7
Diameter 14 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 307° at sunrise
Eponym William M. H. Greaves
Oblique view from Apollo 17

Greaves is a small lunar impact crater that lies near the southwest edge of Mare Crisium. It is a circular, bowl-shaped formation with a small interior floor at the center of the sloping inner walls. The crater is intruding into the northern edge of the lava-flooded crater Lick. To the northwest is Yerkes, and to the northeast is Picard.

This formation was previously designated Lick D, a satellite crater of Lick, before it was given a name by the IAU.

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