Mare Erythraeum

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Mare Erythraeum is a very large dark dusky region of Mars that can be viewed by even a small telescope. The name comes from the Latin for the Erythraean Sea, because it was originally thought to be a large sea of liquid water. It was included in Percival Lowell's 1895 map of Mars.[1]

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  1. ^ Lowell, Percival "Mars" (1895)

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