MARE IMBRIUM
 
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Latin Name

English Name

Lat

Long

Diam

Mare Imbrium

"Sea of Showers"

32.8N

15.6W

1123.0

 
The largest of the lunar mare, Mare Imbrium sits in the 
Imbrium basin. The basin material is of the Lower
Imbrian epoch, with the mare material being of the 
Upper Imbrian and Eratosthenian epochs. The mare
is lined with mountian ranges called montes to the south.

The crater copernicus is just visible in the bottom of the
photo, while plato is clearly seen on the northern rim.
Sinus Iridum is seen connected to the mare on the 
northwestern rim. The crater Archiemedes also visible
in the picture as the lighter circular feature in the
sotheastern region of the mare. 
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