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Have you ever wondered what kind of rocks make up those bright and dark splotches on the moon? Well, the USGS has just released a new authoritative map to help explain the 4.5-billion-year-old history of our nearest neighbor in space. Read all about it at https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-releases-first-ever-comprehensive-geologic-map-moon
Disclaimer: due to my limitations at unwrapping spherical objects, the poles are.. the way they are 🤷
For an uncompressed image(what ive used as the background for now) version of the key to the colors see the image below(open it in a different tab):
All images are from this link (which may be down due to server traffic) - https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/search/map/Moon/Geology/Unified_Geologic_Map_of_the_Moon_GIS?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_term=a0782f18-dace-4067-ba02-d2e232c35e2a&utm_content=&utm_campaign=usgs
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