Index page for lunar features whose names start with the letter G

Italics indicate farside features.

Note: the Golden Handle effect is the same as Patrick Moore's Jewelled Handle (a wonderful clair-obscur phenomenon at Sinus Iridum and Montes Jura, always visible during local sunrise circumstances, at the moon's morning terminator). One doesn't need a powerful telescope to observe this phenomenon! It's already visible without telescopes or binoculars! A pair of sharp looking eyes is all you need, or perhaps your glasses. See also APOD 2017 June the 5th.

Note: GEM, which means Gruithuisen E and M, is a region of many Irregular Mare Patches (IMPs) located near these two craters. Each one of the many clusters of the GEM-IMPs has its own number, for example GEM 24. It's worthwile to explore all of them in the Hi-Res NAC images of the LROC ACT-REACT QUICK MAP!

-Birt- G. Bond (aka G.P.Bond, George Phillips Bond)
G. Bond, Rima
-Menzel, 1971- Gadomski
-Menzel, 1971- Gagarin (mankind's first human in space, Vostok-1)
Galen
-Riccioli- Galilaei
Galilaei, Rima
-Schmidt- Galle
-Van Langren- Gallicus, Portus (Rukl: 43 / 54)
-Hewelcke- Gallicus, Sinus (IAU: NE part of Mare Imbrium)
-Van Langren- Gallilaei (IAU: Campanus)
-Menzel, 1971- Galois
-Schmidt- Galvani
-Maedler- Gambart
-Rand McNally- Gambart hills (see Gambart)
-Caes- Gambart L radial spokes (not really a name)
-Menzel, 1971- Gamow
Ganau, Mons (in King)
-Van Langren- Gansii (IAU: Halley)
-Menzel, 1971- Ganskiy (Hansky)
-Menzel, 1971- Ganswindt
-Wilkins- Gant (IAU: Bancroft)
-Menzel, 1971- Garavito
-Wilkins- Garcia-Gomez (Alpetragius B)
-Caes- Garcia-Gomez's mob (cluster of craterlets N of Garcia-Gomez)
Gardner
Gardner Megadome (unofficial name)
Gargantuan Basin (aka Procellarum Basin)
-Van Langren- Garsioli (IAU: Kepler Theta)
-Schroter- Gärtner
Gärtner, Rima
-Caes- Gartner's rugbyball (Gartner M)
-NASA- Gashes, the (A-11 region)
-Van Langren- Gassendi (IAU: Timocharis)
-Riccioli- Gassendi
-Pilz- Gassendi archipelago (Rand McNally's Andreus hills)
Gassendi, Rimae
-Lamech- Gasser (Christian Mayer D)
Gast, Dorsum
Gaston (craterlet NE of Delisle)
-Van Langren- Gastoni D. Aurel. (IAU: Airy B) (Lamech's Klepesta)
-NASA- Gateway (Apollo-15 site)
-Copeland- Gateway rocks (low hills at Palus Putredinis)
-NASA- Gator (Apollo-16 site)
-NASA- Gatsby (Apollo-17 site)
-Krieger- Gaudibert
Gaudii, Lacus
-Van Langren- Gauraei (IAU: Santbech)
-Riccioli- Gauricus
-Maedler- Gauss
-Menzel, 1971- Gavrilov
-Maedler- Gay-Lussac
Gay-Lussac, Rima
-Krieger- Gay-Lussac, Sinus (discontinued name)
-Sternberg- GDL (Catena Leuschner)
-Riccioli- Geber
-Menzel, 1971- Geiger
Geikie, Dorsa
Geissler (in Gilbert)
GEM (the Gruithuisen E an M region of Irregular Mare Patches, IMPs)
-NASA- Gemini (IAU: Keeler)
-NASA- Gemini Ridge (A-10 / A-11 region) (see link below list)
-NASA- Gemini Twins (A-10 / A-11 region)
-Riccioli- Geminus
-Riccioli- Gemma Frisius
Gena (Luna-17 site)
Gentle crater (Luna 21 / Lunokhod 2 site) (in Le Monnier)
-Van Langren- Geometricus, Sinus (IAU: Sinus Iridum)
-NASA- Geophone rock (Apollo-17 site)
-Maedler- Gerard
Gerard Q Inner / Gerard Q Outer (see Gerard)
Gerard, Rimae
-Menzel, 1971- Gerasimovich
-Hewelcke- Germanicianus, Mons (IAU: Marius)
-Menzel, 1971- Gernsback
-Van Langren- Gevartii (IAU: Rabbi Levi)
-NASA- Ghostbead (Apollo-15 site)
-Caes- Ghost of Posidonius (ring-shaped wrinkle ridges SW of Posidonius)
-RLA 1963- Gibbs
-RLA 1963- Gilbert (with Geissler on its floor)
-RLA 1963- Gill
-NASA- Gilruth (IAU: Hertzsprung)
-Wilkins- Giner (Posidonius P)
-Van Langren- Ginnari (IAU: Brayley B)
-Menzel, 1971- Ginzel
-Maedler- Gioja
Giordano Bruno
-Van Langren- Giovanelli (IAU: Mersenius Zeta)
-Sternberg- GIRD (Catena Michelson)
-Riccioli- Glaciei, Stagnum
-Lee?- Glaisher
-Lee- Glaisher, Mount (discontinued name)
Glauber
-Lamech- Glasenapp (Calippus A)
-Menzel, 1971- Glazenap
-LTO- Gluck, Rima (SW of Artsimovich)
-RP 1097- Glushko
-Riccioli- Goclenius
-LTO- Goclenius, Fossae
Goclenius, Rimae
-RLA 1963- Goddard
Golden Handle effect (clair-obscur phenomenon, see Montes Jura / Sinus Iridum)
-Schroter- Godin
-Lee- Goldschmidt
Golgi
-Caes- Golgi's ghost (ghostcrater near Golgi)
-Menzel, 1971- Golitsyn
Golitsyn, Rimae (see link below list)
-Van Langren- Golii (IAU: Censorinus N) (Riccioli's Beda)
-Menzel, 1971- Golovin
-Rand McNally- Golubiz cluster (see Campanus)
-Wilkins- Goodacre
Gore
-Krieger- Gould
Grabau, Dorsum
Grace (craterlet at or near Mons Esam)
-Menzel, 1971- Grachev
-Menzel, 1971- Graff
-Wilkins- Graham (IAU: Swift)
-Riccioli- Grandinis, Terra
-Wilkins?- Granollachs (Gauricus A)
-Caes- Gran Sasso (a section of Montes Apenninus)
-Van Langren- Grassi (IAU: Hahn)
Grave (in Gagarin)
Great Pass (between Mts. Caucasus and Mts. Haemus) (see Fresnel, Prom.)
-"Westwind"- Great White Sheer Wall (NW quadrant of Moretus)
Greaves
-Licchelli- Greek Theater Mask (Fabricius and Janssen J and K)
-Menzel, 1971- Green
-Wilkins- Green (-011/ -100)
-Menzel, 1971- Gregory
Gregory, Catena
-Menzel, 1971- Grigg-/
Grignard
-Riccioli- Grimaldi (Basin) (with Wilkins's Saheki on its floor)
Grimaldi, Rimae
-Van Langren- Grimbergeri (IAU: Fra Mauro Sigma, etc.)
-LTO- Grimm (near Volkov)
-Sternberg- GRIN (location unknown)
-NASA- Grissom (IAU: Pavlov)
-Menzel, 1971- Grissom (crewmember Apollo-1)
Grissom-White Basin
-Menzel, 1971- Grotrian
-Birt- Grove
-Riccioli- Gruemberger
-Neison- Gruithuisen
Gruithuisen Gamma
Gruithuisen Delta
Gruithuisen's "lunar city" (see Schroter)
-Caes- Gruithuisen's mob (craterlet-cluster NNW of Gruithuisen)
-Birt- Guajara (see Teneriffe, Montes)
-Van Langren- Gualteri (IAU: Hortensius?)
Guang Han Gong (Chang'e 3 landingsite name)
-Van Langren- Guasco (IAU: Pitiscus)
-Maedler- Guericke
-Caes- Guericke's keyhole (Guericke J and S)
Guettard, Dorsum
Guillaume
-Caes- Guitar (between Fedorov and Mons Delisle) (aka Bottle)
-Van Langren- Guldini (IAU: Palmieri Alpha)
-Menzel, 1971- Gullstrand
-Menzel, 1971- Gum
-Maedler- Gutenberg
Gutenberg, Rimae
-LTO- Gutenberg, Fossae
-Menzel, 1971- Guthnick
-Van Langren- Gutschovi (IAU: Dionysius)
-Menzel, 1971- Guyot
-Birt- Gwilt, G. (possibly Ritter B or C)
-Birt- Gwilt, J. (possibly Ritter B or C)
-Krieger- Gyldén
-Caes- Gylden, Vallis (valley at the western part of Gylden's rim)