How did the Lunar Maria form?


Lunar Maria was formed as a result of volcanic eruptions on the surface of the moon. They are large basaltic plains rich in iron, covering almost 16% of the moon's surface.
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During heavy bombardment, the largest crater impacts were violent enough to fracture the moon's lithosphere. Because of heat released by radioactive decay, mantle material melted.
Large impacts fractured the Moon's lithosphere, allowing lava to fill the impact basins.
The lunar maria are large, dark, basaltic plains on Earth's Moon, formed by
1. Use the "Man in the Moon" to identify some of the major maria without a map. These maria form the general features of a human face on the nearside. This feature can be
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