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List of valleys on the Moon

The Moon's surface is covered in many interesting features. Among these are several large valleys that have been given names. These are listed below.

Most of these valleys are named after a nearby crater; see the list of craters on the Moon for more information.

Valley

Coordinates

Dimension

Eponym

Crater

Vallis Alpes

48.5° N 3.2° E

166 km

Latin name meaning "Alpine valley"

None

Vallis Baade

45.9° S 76.2° W

203 km

Walter Baade

Baade

Vallis Bohr

12.4° N 86.6° W

80 km

Niels Bohr

Bohr

Vallis Bouvard

38.3° S 83.1° W

284 km

Alexis Bouvard

None

Vallis Capella

7.6° S 34.9° E

49 km

Martianus Capella

Capella

Vallis Inghirami

43.8° S 72.2° W

148 km

Giovanni Inghirami

Inghirami

Vallis Palitzsch

26.4° S 64.3° E

132 km

Johann Palitzsch

Palitzsch

Vallis Planck

58.4° S 126.1° E

451 km

Max Planck

Planck

Vallis Rheita

42.5° S 51.5° E

445 km

Anton Maria Schyrleus of Rheita

Rheita

Vallis Schrödinger

67.0° S 105.0° E

310 km

Erwin Schrödinger

Schrödinger

Vallis Schröteri

26.2° N 50.8° W

168 km

Johann Hieronymus Schröter

Schröter

Vallis Snellius

31.1° S 56.0° E

592 km

Willebrord Snell

Snellius

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