Knox-Shaw (crater)

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Knox-Shaw
Normal Knox-Shaw AS-16-M-2901 LTVT.jpg
Apollo 16 image
Coordinates 5°18′N 80°12′E / 5.3°N 80.2°E / 5.3; 80.2Coordinates: 5°18′N 80°12′E / 5.3°N 80.2°E / 5.3; 80.2
Diameter 12 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 280° at sunrise
Eponym Harold Knox-Shaw
Oblique Apollo 11 image of Knox-Shaw

Knox-Shaw is a small lunar impact crater that is located near the eastern limb of the Moon, and lies on the eastern floor of the walled plain Banachiewicz.

Knox-Shaw is a bowl-shaped formation of the type that is found over much of the lunar surface. The rim is circular and the inner walls slope down to a small interior floor at the midpoint. It is not significantly eroded and has no other distinguishing features.

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