Farside Directory - Ridge
Vetchinkin is a 98 km eroded lunar impact crater, located to the
west-northwest of the huge walled plain Mendeleev (largest portion
resides in Section 116) on the lunar Far Side. To the ENE is
Hoffmeister with Hoffmeister N right below it. Some smaller named
craters are identified on WAC 66 as Rutherford and Bergman.
Vetchinkin is heavily worn and eroded, and little remains of the
original outer rim. The satellite crater Vetchinkin K falls
across the eastern side of the rim, and Vetchinkin Q forms a
small but prominent crater in the southwestern part of the floor.
The remainder of the crater interior is marked by various small
craterlets and minor impacts, and there is little to distinguish
this feature from the surrounding battered terrain. (Credit:
Most of the information used in the section feature descriptions was
obtained from wikipedia.org. Section 105 and this directory was
created by Fran Ridge and Ned Haskin of The Lunascan Project).