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|See also Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature|
It is located on the side of the moon facing the earth at the selenographic coordinates 24 ° S; 39 ° W and has a mean diameter of 420 km.
The rock of the Mare is around 3.9 billion years old. The basalt layer is sometimes over 3 km thick. In the north it borders on the Gassendi crater , which at the time was considered as a possible landing site for Apollo 17 .