Mountainess area at the south-west edge of the visible part of the Moon,
bordering Mare Humorum to the north. Here we find one of the biggest
walled plains, Schickard, with its dark spotted floor. Near Clausius we
find a small Mare as yet nameless.
Rudolf J. E. Clausius. (1822 - 1888)
German Physicist. Author of the second law of thermodynamica.
) (Height: 2,400m/7,300ft) (37°S, 44°W) Lava flooded floor, isolated
Cornelis Drebbel.. (1572 -1631) Dutch
Physicist and Technician worked on microscopes and telescopes.
) (3,500m /10,600ft) (41°S, 49°W) Isolated formation with lengthened
shape, a steep slopes supporting some craterlets to the South. Very high
Giovanni Inghirami. (1797 - 1851) Italian
astronomer, worked on the construction of an extensive astronomical atlas
as part of a team of the Berlin Academy of Sciences.
(94km/55Mi) (Depth: 3,000m/10,000ft) (48°S,69°W) Isolated circular
formation with steep slopes supporting Vallis Inghirami to the North-West
and Inghirami Q to the south-west. High walls a chaotic floor, a central
mountain. Craterlets. Parallel crest lines.
John Lee. (1783 -
1886) Antiques collector and selenographer.
) (Height: 2,090m /6,300ft) (31°S, 41°W) Lava flooded and eroded.
Jacob H. W. Lehmann. (1800 - 1863) German
theologian and astronomer, worked on celestial mechanics.
) (Height: 800m/2,625ft) (40.0°S, 56°W) Heavily worn with an irregular
Madame Lepaute, Née. Nicole Reine de la Brière.
(1723 - 1788) French Mathematician, cooperated with Clairaut and Lalande
) (Height: 2,070m/3600ft) (33°S, 34°W)
Lengthened formation, pear shaped pointing towards the south.
Wilhelm Schickard (1592 - 1635) German
mathematician and astronomer, tried as first one to triangulate meteors as
they entered the athmosphere, by observing them from different locations
at the same time, to find out at what height they travel and how far.
) (Height: 1.5 km/4,921ft) (44°S, 55°W) Large crater, with a lava covered
Erazmus Ciolek Witelo (1592 - 1635)
Polish mathematician, working in Italia.
) (Height: 1,700m/5,200ft) (30°S, 38°W) Worn floor with internal ring and