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5.000 x 8.250 x 8.000 inches
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rephotographed SEA MARE Original bronze sculpture Limited Edition of 3 sculptures
Sculpture - Bronze Sculpture On Green Mable Base
The SEA MARE is an interpretation of the story of an Arabian horse being transported across the ocean when a storm sinks the ship and the mare manages to swim to shore many days hence. She is found and adopted by a young boy who is the only person she trusts.
Also...Sea of Tranquility
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The Sea of Tranquility of the Moon
Coordinates 8.5N 31.4ECoordinates: 8.5N 31.4E
Diameter 873 km (542 mi)
Eponym Sea of Tranquility
Mare Tranquillitatis (Latin for Sea of Tranquility) is a lunar mare that sits within the Tranquillitatis basin on the Moon. The mare material within the basin consists of basalt formed in the intermediate to young age group of the Upper Imbrian epoch. The surrounding mountains are thought to be of the Lower Imbrian epoch, but the actual basin is probably Pre-Nectarian. The basin has irregular margins and lacks a defined multiple-ringed structure. The irregular topography in and near this basin results from the intersection of the Tranquillitatis, Nectaris, Crisium, Fecunditatis, and Serenitatis basins with two throughgoing rings of the Procellarum basin. Palus Somni, on the northeastern rim of the mare, is filled with the basalt that spilled over from Tranquillitatis.
This Mare has a slight bluish tint relative to the rest of the moon and stands out quite well when color is processed and extracted from multiple photographs. The color is likely due to higher metal content in the basaltic soil or rocks.
June 29th, 2013
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