Full moon icon   Lunar “Swamps” (Palus)

Adapted from the International Astronomical Union Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

The following table lists all named lunar “swamps” (palus). Click on a name to view the Moon centred around that object.

Name               Lat.  Long.  Diam. (km)    Translation
Palus Epidemiarum 32.0S  28.2W 286.0         Marsh of Epidemics
Palus Putredinis  26.5N   0.4E 161.0         Marsh of Decay
Palus Somni       14.1N  45.0E 143.0         Marsh of Sleep