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One may question whether the terms crust and mantle have much validity in terms of the impact hypothesis, since the foremost proponents of impact hypotheses seem to favor an undifferentiated Moon (Section I ) . In any case, a covering of sial is unlikely to exist on the Moon, whichever hypothesis is the correct one (Section I I I ) . Such a hypothesis would in any case fall down completely in the light of studies of the relationship in crater distribution and integral structure to the gridlineaments, and is not considered further here.

With respect to (12), comparison of Suswa inner caldera [64] with the structure of Poseidonius (Fig. 18) and Gassendi is relevant. In addition to these points of similarity, one may quote the whitening of crater interiors and volcanic outer slopes, seen in the case of 01 CONCEPT OF VOLCANO-TECTONIC UNDATION IN SELENOLOGY 55 FIG. 1 8 . Poseidonius exemplifies the raised internal 'island-plateau' transected b y step-faults, a feature comparable with the internal island-block of Suswa (see Fig. 15).

In addition to these points of similarity, one may quote the whitening of crater interiors and volcanic outer slopes, seen in the case of 01 CONCEPT OF VOLCANO-TECTONIC UNDATION IN SELENOLOGY 55 FIG. 1 8 . Poseidonius exemplifies the raised internal 'island-plateau' transected b y step-faults, a feature comparable with the internal island-block of Suswa (see Fig. 15). Doinyio Lengai, Tanganyika (Fig. 19) and also suggest that the long narrow caldera aligned along the length of the rift valley (Section IV) show some resemblance to the many lunar craters.

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