List of mountains on the Moon

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This is a list of named mountains on the Moon.

Note that the heights listed below are not consistent across sources. In the 1960s, the US Army Mapping Service used elevation relative to 1,737,988 meters from the center of the Moon. In the 1970s, the US Defense Mapping Agency used 1,730,000 meters. The Clementine topographic data published in the 1990s uses 1,737,400 meters.

Also note that this table is not comprehensive, and does not list the highest places on the Moon. Clementine data show a range of about 18,100 meters from lowest to highest point on the Moon. The highest point, located on the far side of the Moon, is approximately 6500 meters higher than Mons Huygens (usually listed as the tallest mountain).

Mountains

These are isolated mountains or massifs.

Name Lat./Long. Dia. Ht. Name Origin
Mons Agnes Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 0.65 km 0.03 km Greek feminine name
Mons Ampère Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 30 km 3.0 km André-Marie Ampère, physicist
Mons André Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 10 km   French masculine name
Mons Ardeshir Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 8 km   Ardeshir (Ardashir), Persian male name
Mons Argaeus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 50 km   Mount Erciyes, Asia Minor
Mons Blanc Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 25 km 3.6 km Mont Blanc, the Alps
Mons Bradley Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 30 km 4.2 km James Bradley, astronomer
Mons Delisle Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 30 km   Named after nearby crater Delisle
Mons Dieter Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 20 km   German masculine name
Mons Dilip Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 2 km   Indian masculine name
Mons Esam Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 8 km   Arabic masculine name
Mons Ganau Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 14 km   African masculine name
Mons Gruithuisen Delta Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 20 km   Named after nearby crater Gruithuisen
Mons Gruithuisen Gamma Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 20 km   Named after nearby crater Gruithuisen
Mons Hadley Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 25 km 4.6 km John Hadley, inventor
Mons Hadley Delta Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 15 km 3.5 km Named after nearby Mount Hadley
Mons Hansteen Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 30 km   Named after nearby crater Hansteen
Mons Herodotus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 5 km   Named after nearby crater Herodotus
Mons Huygens Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 40 km 4.7 km Christiaan Huygens, astronomer
Mons La Hire Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 25 km 1.5 km Philippe de la Hire, astronomer
Mons Maraldi Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 15 km 1.3 km Named after nearby crater Maraldi
Mons Moro Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 10 km   Antonio Lazzaro Moro, Earth scientist
Mons Penck Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 30 km 4.0 km Albrecht Penck, geographer
Mons Pico Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 25 km 2. km Spanish for "peak"
Mons Piton Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 25 km 2.3 km El Pitón, a summit of Mount Teide, Tenerife
Mons Rümker Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 70 km 0.5 km Karl Ludwig Christian Rümker, astronomer
Mons Usov Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 15 km   Mikhail Usov, geologist
Mons Vinogradov[1] Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 25 km 1.4 km Aleksandr Pavlovich Vinogradov, chemist
Mons Vitruvius Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 15 km 2.3 km Named after nearby crater Vitruvius
Mons Wolff Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 35 km 3.5 km Baron Christian von Wolff, philosopher

Mountain ranges

Name Lat./Long. Dia. Name Origin
Montes Agricola Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 141 km Georgius Agricola, Earth scientist
Montes Alpes Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 281 km The Alps, Europe
Montes Apenninus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 401 km The Apennine Mountains, Italy
Montes Archimedes Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 163 km Named after nearby crater Archimedes
Montes Carpatus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 361 km The Carpathian Mountains, Europe
Montes Caucasus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 445 km The Caucasus Mountains, Europe
Montes Cordillera Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 574 km Spanish for "mountain chain"
Montes Haemus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 560 km Greek name for the Balkan Mountains
Montes Harbinger Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 90 km Harbingers of dawn on the crater Aristarchus
Montes Jura Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 422 km The Jura Mountains, Europe
Montes Pyrenaeus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 164 km The Pyrenees Mountains, Europe
Montes Recti Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 90 km Latin for "straight range"
Montes Riphaeus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 189 km Greek name for the Ural Mountains, Russia
Montes Rook Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 791 km Lawrence Rook, astronomer
Montes Secchi Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 50 km Named after nearby crater Secchi
Montes Spitzbergen Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 60 km Named after German for "sharp peaks" and for resemblance to the Spitsbergen islands
Montes Taurus Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 172 km Taurus Mountains, Asia Minor
Montes Teneriffe Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. 182 km Tenerife island

Notes

  1. Formerly called Mons Euler.

See also

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