Mare Anguis - "Serpent Sea" It is located on the near side of the moon (the side facing the Earth), and is about 150 miles in diameter. Located within the Crisium basin, Mare Anguis is a part of the Nectarian System, meaning that it was formed during the Nectarian time period. Like most mare, the surface of Mare Anguis is dark, indicating that it has been filled with volcanic basalt. There are other features to note in the picture.The Crater located at the left center of the photo is Eimmart, and is at the northwestern tip of Mare Anguis. Most noticable is the dark patch in the lower left corner, this is the northeastern edge of Mare Crisium. Source: Nasa
Mare Anguis
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