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Lacus Perseverantiae (Latin for "Perseverance") is a small lunar mare extending westward from the northwestern exterior of the crater Firmicus, with smaller extensions to the northeast and northwest at the eastern terminus. Its name is Latin for Lake of Perseverance. The selenographic coordinates are 8.0° N, 62.0° E, and it has a length of 70 km, but a maximum width of less than 15 km.

Lacus Perseverantiae
Lacus Perseverantiae
Coordinates8°00′N 62°00′E / 8.0°N 62.0°E / 8.0; 62.0Coordinates: 8°00′N 62°00′E / 8.0°N 62.0°E / 8.0; 62.0
Diameter70 km
EponymLake of Perseverance
Oblique view of Lacus Perseverantiae, facing south, from Apollo 17