lunar geology

lunar geology

[′lü·nər jē′äl·ə·jē]
(astronomy)
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(39) See, for example, his monograph Lunar Geology, Lutterworth Press, 1965
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Quoting Liu Xianlin, an academic at the Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, the report said the map would help scientists study the features of the moon s surface and deepen understanding of lunar geology and its evolution.
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