APOLLO 1671 HOURS ON THE MOON.
"WOW! WHAT A PLACE!"
"Descartes." Lunar Topographic Map, U.S. Army Topographic Command for NASA with detailed legend. First edition, March 1972, 25½ x 25¼ inches. Scale 1:100,000.
Compiled from Apollo 14 orbital photograph and features the lunar highland regions surrounding the Apollo 16 landing site. Contour lines are plotted at 100 meter intervals.
BOLDLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED near the Apollo 16 landing area: "Descartes and the Cayley Plains, Fifth Lunar Landing, April 1972. 71 hours on the moon, 3 EVAs. Charles M. Duke, Jr., Apollo 16 LMP. WOW! What A Place!" Duke has marked the Apollo 16 landing point with an "X."
- Image reversed with lot 239 in printed catalogue.