Meaning of Mare Australe

Ma're Aus•tral'e

Pronunciation: (ô-stral'ē, -strā'lē), [key]
  1. (Southern Sea) an area near the south pole of Mars, appearing as a dark region when viewed telescopically from the earth.
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