Geography Basics (2 Volumes Set) by Ray Sumner

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New York: Thomas Crowell, 1967. Cherrington, Ernest H. Exploring the Moon Through Binoculars. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1969. Fraknoi, Andrew, David Morrison, and Sidney Wolff. Voyages Through the Universe. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 1997. _______. Voyages to the Planets. 2d ed. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 2000. Spudis, Paul D. The Once and Future Moon. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996. Information on the World Wide Web NASA’s Spacelink education Web site, featuring educational services, instructional materials, and news about NASA projects, is a good starting place from which to find information about the Moon.

Exploring the Solar System. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Gribbin, John, and Simon Goodwin. Empire of the Sun: Planets and Moons of the Solar System. New York: New York University Press, 1998. Hartmann, William K. Moons and Planets. 4th ed. : Wadsworth, 1999. Taylor, Stuart Ross. Destiny or Chance: Our Solar System and Its Place in the Cosmos. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1998. )—less than one-quarter the diameter of Earth. The Moon’s mass is less than one-eightieth that of Earth.

The changing angles between Earth, the Sun, and the Moon determine how much of the Moon’s illuminated surface can be seen from Earth and cause the Moon’s changing phases. The Phases of the Moon Volcanism. Naked-eye observations of the Moon from Earth reveal dark areas called maria, the plural form of the Latin word mare for sea. The maria are the remains of ancient lava flows from inside gigantic impact craters; the last eruptions were more New Moon Waxing Quarter than three billion years ago. The lava consists of basalt, similar in composition to Earth’s oceanic crust and many volcanoes.

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