NASA | Recent Geological Activity on the Moon

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21.03.2012
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New images acquired by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show that the moon's crust is being slightly stretched, forming small valleys - at least in some small areas. High-resolution images obtained by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) provide evidence that these valleys are very young, suggesting the moon has experienced relatively recent geologic activity.

mithsonian Institution Senior Scientist Tom Watters explains more about the moon's recent geological activity in this short video.

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