light mantle

light mantle

An avalanche of lunar highland material, possibly triggered by the formation of secondary craters from Tycho, that covers part of the Taurus-Littrow region and was sampled by the crew of Apollo 17.
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Once he lifted his arm on high; and, as it descended, the action threw aside the folds of his light mantle, a finger resting on his breast, as if he would enforce his meaning by the attitude.
Aglaya was quite alone, and dressed, apparently hastily, in a light mantle. Her face was pale, as it had been in the morning, and her eyes were ablaze with bright but subdued fire.