Mare Nubium

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Mare Nubium
Overview

Location:

Luna

Governed by:

Luna Confederated States

 

The Mare Nubium is a geographic region on Luna, Earth's natural satellite. The State of Mare Nubium is also a political division of the Luna Confederated States.

Mare Nubium is noted to be cratered, crossed by tunnels and surface tubes connecting areas of human habitation. The State of Mare Nubium is divided into a number of counties, including the County of Newton which is the location of the Asimov Center. It is also the location of the Academy at Mare Nubium, an important UNSC Officer Candidate School.[1] The State of Mare Nubium Department of Health issues Certificates of Live Birth for all persons born in Mare Nubium.[2]

Trivia[edit]

"Mare Nubium" is a Latin name, meaning "Sea of Clouds"; it was named by Italian Jesuit Giovanni Battista Riccioli in 1651.

List of appearances[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe - "The Impossible Life and the Possible Death of Preston J. Cole", pages 430-434 (2009 edition)
  2. ^ Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe - "The Impossible Life and the Possible Death of Preston J. Cole", page 277 (2010 edition, Vol. I)