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Mare Nectaris

[mahr-ey nek-tahr-is, mair-ee] /ˈmɑr eɪ nɛkˈtɑr ɪs, ˈmɛər i/
noun
1.
(Sea of Nectar) a dark plain in the fourth quadrant of the face of the moon: about 26,000 sq. mi. (67,000 sq. km).
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  • Not water, but perhaps a sea of lava which has now solidified and forms the floor of the Mare Nectaris.

    Pleasures of the telescope Garrett Serviss
  • That's Mare Nectaris, the gray spot over there on the southwest, isn't it?

    All Around the Moon Jules Verne

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