Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 2 (Apollo 11) Part of the Sabine D Region, Southwestern Mare Tranquilitatis. Lunar Cartography., Maurice J. Grolier U S. Geological Survey, cartographer, Moon Landing.
Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 2 (Apollo 11) Part of the Sabine D Region, Southwestern Mare Tranquilitatis.
Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 2 (Apollo 11) Part of the Sabine D Region, Southwestern Mare Tranquilitatis.
Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 2 (Apollo 11) Part of the Sabine D Region, Southwestern Mare Tranquilitatis.

Geologic Map of Apollo Landing Site 2 (Apollo 11) Part of the Sabine D Region, Southwestern Mare Tranquilitatis.

Washington, DC: U.S. Geological Survey. 1970. Very good. Includes 4-page stapled document: Geologic Maps of Early Apollo Landing Sites by N.J. Trask. Item #3698

A vividly colored map showing the detailed topography and geology of the area around the first manned lunar landing site. Apollo 11 touched down on the moon’s surface on July 20, 1969. The text on the sheet describes the geologic and topographic features of the area surrounding Tranquility Base.

This is USGS Map I-619 from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Geologic Atlas of the Moon, which was issued as 79 separate maps between 1962 and 1974. An index to the individual maps appears at https://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/mapcatalog/usgs/.

The map was published in 1970, the year after the landing, with the landing site and date clearly noted on the map. An historic map of space exploration.

Price: $450.00