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Mare Crisium

[mahr-ey kree-see-uh m, mair-ee] /ˈmɑr eɪ ˈkri si əm, ˈmɛər i/
noun
1.
(Sea of Crises) a dark plain in the first quadrant of the face of the moon: about 66,000 sq. mi. (170,000 sq. km).
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  • The Mare Crisium is all in the sunlight between the third and fourth day after "new moon."

    Pleasures of the telescope Garrett Serviss

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