Taruntius

April 25, 2009

Taruntius is located in the east, the most notable feature being the Taruntius crater. The crater lies between the Mare Fecunditatis (Sea of Fecundity or Fruitfulness) and the Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility). The Palus Somnii (Marsh of Sleep) is in the northeast section of this area.

Geological Survey | Topographical Map

This region is named after the Roman philosopher and mathematician Lucius Taruntius Firmanus.


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Region Data
Name Taruntius
Number 61
NW Corner 16° N 30° E
SE Corner 0° S 50° E
Raw Area* 1,162,000 km2
Visible Area* 868,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 75%
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Photo of Taruntius

Photo of Taruntius

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