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21. Full-Resolution Mosaic of Orientale Basin
21. Full-Resolution Mosaic of Orientale Basin

Mosaic of more than 2000 Clementine 750-nanometer images, showing the Orientale Basin of the Moon at full resolution of about 250 meters per pixel. The Orientale Basin is about 930 kilometers in diameter and is only partly filled by dark, mare lava. The relative paucity of mare basalt fill, coupled with the young age and topographic freshness of the basin, makes this feature the archetypal lunar multiring basin.

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