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Lot 239
TAURUS LITTROW—LAST LUNAR FOOTSTEPS OF THE 20TH CENTURY.
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Lot Details
TAURUS LITTROW—LAST LUNAR FOOTSTEPS OF THE 20TH CENTURY.
"Taurus Littrow." Lunar Topographic Map, U.S. Army Topographic Command for NASA with detailed legend. First edition, September 1972. 30 x 26 inches. Scale 1:250,000.

Compiled from Apollo 15 orbital photographs and features the bright mountains and dark valleys of the Taurus Littrow region surrounding the Apollo 17 landing site. Contour lines are plotted at 100 meter intervals.
BOLDLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED at the lower margin: "The valley of Taurus Littrow, Last lunar footsteps of the 20th Century. Gene Cernan, Apollo XVII, December 1972." Cernan has marked the Apollo 17 landing point with an "X."

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  • Image reversed with lot 238 in printed catalogue.
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