List of mountains on the Moon

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This is a list of mountains on the Moon:

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Mountains

These are isolated mountains or massifs.

Name Lat. Long. Dia. Ht. Name Origin
Mons Agnes 18.6° N 5.3° E 1 km   Greek feminine name
Mons Ampère 19.0° N 4.0° E 30 km 3.0 km André-Marie Ampère
Mons André 5.2° N 120.6° E 10 km   French masculine name
Mons Ardeshir 5.0° N 121.0° E 8 km   Persian (Iranian) King's name
Mons Argaeus 19.0° N 29.0° E 50 km   Named from a peak in Asia Minor1
Mont Blanc 45.0° N 1.0° E 25 km 3.6 km Named for terrestrial mountain in Alps
Mons Bradley 22.0° N 1.0° E 30 km 4.2 km James Bradley
Mons Delisle 29.5° N 35.8° W 30 km   Named from nearby Delisle crater
Mons Dieter 5.0° N 120.2° E 20 km   German masculine name
Mons Dilip 5.6° N 120.8° E 2 km   Indian masculine name
Mons Esam 14.6° N 35.7° E 8 km   Arabic masculine name
Mons Ganau 4.8° N 120.6° E 14 km   African masculine name
Mons Gruithuisen Delta 36.0° N 35.9° W 20 km   Named from nearby Gruithuisen crater
Mons Gruithuisen Gamma 36.6° N 40.5° W 20 km   Named from nearby Gruithuisen crater
Mons Hadley 26.5° N 4.7° E 25 km 4.6 km John Hadley
Mons Hadley Delta 25.8° N 3.8° E 15 km 3.5 km Named from nearby mountain
Mons Hansteen 12.1° S 50.0° W 30 km   Named from nearby Hansteen crater
Mons Herodotus 27.5° N 53.0° W 5 km   Named from nearby Herodotus crater
Mons Huygens 20.0° N 2.9° W 40 km 4.7 km Christian Huygens
Mons La Hire 27.8° N 25.5° W 25 km 1.5 km Philippe de la Hire
Mons Maraldi 20.3° N 35.3° E 15 km 1.3 km Named from nearby Maraldi crater
Mons Moro 12.0° S 19.7° W 10 km   Antonio Lazzaro Moro
Mons Penck 10.0° S 21.6° E 30 km   Albrecht Penck
Mons Pico 45.7° N 8.9° W 25 km 2. km Spanish for "peak"
Mons Piton 40.6° N 1.1° W 25 km 2.3 km Named for Mt. Piton on Tenerife Isle
Mons Rümker 40.8° N 58.1° W 70 km 0.5 km Karl Ludwig Christian Rümker
Mons Usov 12.0° N 63.0° E 15 km   Mikhail A. Usov
Mons Vinogradov2 22.4° N 32.4° W 25 km 1.4 km Aleksandr Pavlovich Vinogradov
Mons Vitruvius 19.4° N 30.8° E 15 km 2.3 km Named from nearby Vitruvius crater
Mons Wolff 17.0° N 6.8° W 35 km 3.5 km Baron Christian von Wolff

Notes:

  1. The peak is currently named Erciyas Dagi.
  2. Formerly called Mons Euler.

Mountain ranges

Name Lat. Long. Dia. Name Origin
Montes Agricola 29.1° N 54.2° W 141 km Georgius Agricola
Montes Alpes 46.4° N 0.8° W 281 km Named from terrestrial Alps
Montes Apenninus 18.9° N 3.7° W 401 km Named from terrestrial Apennines
Montes Archimedes 25.3° N 4.6° W 163 km Named from nearby Archimedes crater
Montes Carpatus 14.5° N 24.4° W 361 km Named from terrestrial Carpathians
Montes Caucasus 38.4° N 10.0° W 445 km Named from terrestrial Caucasus
Montes Cordillera 17.5° S 81.6° W 574 km Spanish for "mountain chain"
Montes Haemus 19.9° N 9.2° E 560 km Named for a range in the Balkans
Montes Harbinger 27.0° N 41.0° W 90 km Harbingers of dawn on Aristarchus crater
Montes Jura 47.1° N 34.0° W 422 km Named from the terrestrial Jura Mountains
Montes Pyrenaeus 15.6° S 41.2° E 164 km Named from terrestrial Pyrenees Mountains
Montes Recti 48.0° N 20.0° W 90 km Latin for "straight range"
Montes Riphaeus 7.7° S 28.1° W 189 km Named from range in Asia1
Montes Rook 20.6° S 82.5° W 791 km Lawrence Rook
Montes Secchi 3.0° N 43.0° E 50 km Named from nearby Secchi crater
Montes Spitzbergen 35.0° N 5.0° W 60 km German for "sharp peaks"2
Montes Taurus 28.4° N 41.1° E 172 km Named from terrestrial Taurus Mountains
Montes Teneriffe 47.1° N 11.8° W 182 km Named from terrestrial island

Notes:

  1. Terrestrial range now called the Ural Mountains
  2. Also named for resemblance to the terrestrial island group

See also

External links

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