What are the dark colored regions of the moon?

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The dark colored areas of the moon's surface are referred to as "maria", the Italian and Latin word for "seas". Long before the arid nature of the moon's surface was known, the early observers of the moon interpreted these areas as oceans on the moon, and referred to them accordingly.

And as for the light areas, they have always been (correctly) interpreted as mountain ranges, and named accordingly.
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