Montes Teneriffe

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Montes Teneriffe
Montes Teneriffe 4127 h3.jpg
Highest point
Elevation2.4 km
ListingLunar mountains
Coordinates47°53′N 13°11′W / 47.89°N 13.19°W / 47.89; -13.19Coordinates: 47°53′N 13°11′W / 47.89°N 13.19°W / 47.89; -13.19
Locationthe Moon

Montes Teneriffe is a range on the northern part of the Moon's near side. It was named after Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands.[1]

This range is located in the northern part of the Mare Imbrium, to the southwest of the crater Plato. The Montes Teneriffe lie within a diameter of 112 kilometers,[1] although the peaks only occupy a small part of that region. The formation consists of a few scattered ridges surrounded by the lunar mare. Individual peaks rise to heights of up to 2.4 km.

To the southeast of the range is the solitary Mons Pico.


  1. ^ a b Montes Teneriffe at USGS