LARGE LUNAR CHART INSCRIBED BY SURFACE EXPLORERS.
"Lunar Planning Chart (LOC 2)," color lithographed moon map in Mercator projection. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, Edition 1, July 1969. 49 by 29 inches. Scale 1:2,500,000 at the equator.
A highly detailed lunar chart signed by a member of each Apollo lunar landing crew. Each has marked his landing site with either an "X" or a circle and INSCRIBED nearby with: "First Lunar Landing, Tranquillity Base, Buzz Aldrin, July 20, 1969"; "Ocean of Storms, Alan Bean Apollo XII LMP, Nov 1969"; "Fra Mauro Base, Edgar Mitchell Apollo 14, Feb '71"; "Hadley Rille, Dave Scott, Jul / Aug 1971"; "Descartes / Cayley Plains, Charles M. Duke, Jr., Apollo 16, April 1972"; "The Valley of Taurus Littrow, Gene Cernan Apollo XVII, Dec '72."
All mare and large craters are labeled including unusual features such as rilles and ejecta rays.