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The Sea of Cleverness

The Sea of Cleverness

NASA / Naval Research Laboratory / Bill Dunford

The Sea of Cleverness
The Clementine orbiter captured this strikingly textured image of Mare Ingenii, "The Sea of Cleverness" on the lunar far side. I've stretched the contrast slightly and removed some very small seams in the image.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about April 9, 1994

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