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Fra Mauro

Walled plain on the Moon

Walled plain on the Moon

Feature onThe Moon
Feature typeWalled Plain
Lunar coordinates17° W 6° S
DimensionsDiameter 94km; wall height up to c.700m
NotesA wide circular walled plain lying on the northeastern edge of Mare Cognitum, the Known Sea. The wall of this plain is fractured and worn, and its southern edge is broken by two smaller plains of a similar kind, named Bonpland and Parry.

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