The landforms on the moon are mainly associated
with meteorite impacts and volcanic eruptions.
The moon has many, many impact craters that formed
when meteorites hit its surface. Around some of
these craters are mountains that got pushed up
when the meteorites hit. We also see volcanoes on
the surface of the moon. The lava that flowed
from these volcanoes formed broad expanses of flat
lava flows (the lava is now hardened into rock but
at onetime it was flowing). In some of the lava
rock we can see huge tubes and wrinkles that
formed naturally when the lava was flowing.
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