Far-Side Lunar Basalts

     

Far-Side Lunar Basalts

Basalt (shown in pink) is not distributed uniformly over the Moon. Nearly 26% o the�near side�of the Moon is basalt and only 2% o the�far side�is basalt.�

Image Number: WEB13254-2013
Credit: NASA
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