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"the [science fiction] writer should be able to convince the reader (and himself) that the wonders he is describing really can come true...and that gets tricky when you take a good, hard look at the world around you."
- Frederik Pohl

Lunar Disneyland  
  A vast cavern excavated on the Moon - used for entertainment. Very large scale entertainment.  

In the novel, environmental happenings take place in artificial caverns far under the lunar surface.

"The Kansas disneyland was one of the newer ones, and one of the largest. It is a hollowed-out cylinder twenty kilometers beneath Clavius. It measures two hundred and fifty kilometers in diameter and is five kilometers high. The curvature of the floor is consistent with Old Earth so the horizon is terrifyingly far away. Only the gravity is Lunar."
From The Phantom of Kansas, by John Varley.
Published by Unknown in 1976
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These spaces were large enough to actually have their own weather. You may wish to compare these to the Central City lunar habitats from Arthur C. Clarke's classic 1955 novel Earthlight or the underground virtual rifle range from Cliffor Simak's excellent 1963 novel Way Station.

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