Lunar Regolith at Tranquillity Base

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Science  30 Jan 1970:
Vol. 167, Issue 3918, pp. 452-455
DOI: 10.1126/science.167.3918.452


The regolith at Tranquillity Base is a layer of fragmental debris that ranges in thickness from about 3 to 6 meters. The thickness of the regolith and the exposure histories of its constituent fragments can be related, by means of a relatively simple model, to the observed crater distribution.

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