Montes Apenninus

April 26, 2009

The centrally located region of Montes Apenninus encloses the mountain range after which it is named. It contains portions of several seas including the Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains), Mare Vaporum (Sea of Vapors), Mare Serenitatis (Sea of Serenity), and Palus Putredinis (Marsh of Decay). Other prominent features are the Archimedes and Autolycus craters.

Geological Survey | Topographical Map

This region is named after the Apennine Mountains in Italy.


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Region Data
Name Montes Apenninus
Number 41
NW Corner 32° N 10° W
SE Corner 16° N 10° E
Raw Area* 1,072,000 km2
Visible Area* 965,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 90%
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Lunar landings in this area include Luna 2 (29.1° N 0° W) and Apollo 15 (26.11° N 3.66° E).

Photo of Montes Apenninus

Photo of Montes Apenninus

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