Moon: Descartes Highlands

Author(s): John van Vliet

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Descartes Highlands is a mountainous area located near the impact crater of the same name. The site is dominated by the Cayley Plains in the west and the Descartes formation in the east. It was visited by the crew of Apollo 16 in April 21, 1972

John Young saluting the flag during Apollo 16, 1972-Apr-21

Charlie Duke left a photograph of his family on the Moon during Apollo 16

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