Interpretation of Ranger Photographs

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Science  23 Oct 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3643, pp. 514-515
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3643.514


A dark stripe seen on the Ranger 7 photographs of the moon interrupts the ray patterns and fits a local pattern of lineation. This dark stripe is evidence of recent volcanism, of intermediate or acid type.