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The oldest lunar features are _____
The formation of the solar system from a huge cloud of dust annd gases is called ______
Bright splash marks radiating outward for hundreds of kilometers from large lunar craters are called ______
THe maria lowlands on the Moon are most like _________
Lava flooding the surface
When viewed from Earth, the darker areas on the Moon are called ________.
Most of the Moon's craters were produced by _____.
What are the terrestrial plantes
Mercury, Venus,Earth, Mars
What is the last prominent feature formed on the surface of the moon
What causes the large craters on the moon compared to the Earth?
no atmosphere on the moon
The Jovian planets contain a large percentage of the
hydrogen and helium
The youngest lunar feature is _____.
______ is more proportionally more abundant on terrestrial planets than on Jovian planets?
Brightly densed cratered regions on the surface of the moonn are
Frozen carbon dioxide is characteristic of
What is believed to have hit the Earth to produce the moon?
How long ago do scientists believe the solar formed?
5 billion yrs ago
During which phase of lunar development did the maria form?
The most obvious lunar surface feature are
Which catagory of plantes have a high escape velocity?