Apollo 15 landing area

An enlarged Lunar Orbiter photograph of the Apollo 15 landing area in the Hadley-Apennine region on the nearside of the Moon. The overlay indicates the location of the numerous informally-named surface features. These names will facilitate understanding the verbal descriptions from the astronauts during their lunar surface extravehicular activity.

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Lunar Orbiter photograph, enlarged, showing the Hadley-Apennine Apollo 15 landing site, with numerous craters and other small features named to aid discussion between EVA Astronauts and MCC. (July 16, 1971)