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S nomenclature (from the IAU and from unofficial sources)

Italics indicate farside features.

The meaning of SAR (or S.A.R.) between farside craters King and Tsiolkovsky is still a mystery.

Sabatier (near Lacus Risus Felis)
-Maedler- Sabine (of the pair Sabine-Ritter)
-Wilkins- Sacco (Scoresby A)
-Hewelcke- Sacer, Mons (W border of Mare Humorum) (Birt's Percy mountains)
-Riccioli- Sacrobosco
-Božič- Saddled donkey (Lacus Felicitatis and environs)
-Menzel, 1971- Saenger (Apollo-15's "Tangor"?)
-Caes- Saenger, Catena (small chain W of Saenger, SE of Erro)
-Menzel, 1971- Safarík
-Hewelcke- Sagaricus, Sinus (NNE part of Mare Serenitatis)
-Menzel, 1971- Saha
-Wilkins- Saheki (Grimaldi B)
-NASA- Saint Theresa (A-11 region)
-Van Langren- Salamona, Promontorium (IAU: Hansteen area)
-Gassendi- Salinae (location unknown)
-NASA- Sallyport West (Apollo-15 site)
-Hewelcke- Salmydessus, Sinus (Linne's high-albedo patch)
-NASA- Salyut (Apollo-15 site)
Samir (craterlet between Delisle and Diophantus)
-NASA- Samstag (Apollo-15 site)
-Hewelcke- Sanctus, Mons (IAU: Apollonius and Firmicus)
-Menzel, 1971- Sanford
-Riccioli- Sanitatis, Terra
-NASA- San Luis Rey (Apollo-17 site)
-Wilkins- Santacruz (Franz'z Abel?) (Birt's Abel)
-Riccioli- Santbech
-Van Langren- Sapientiae, Terra
-LTO- Sappho (Stark V)
-NASA- SAR (or S.A.R.) (between King and Tsiolkovsky)
-Hewelcke- Sardinia, Insula (IAU: Lambert)
-Hewelcke- Sarmatiae Asiaticae pars (south of Mare Crisium)
-Hewelcke- Sarmatiae Europaeae pars (ENE limb area)
-Hewelcke- Sarmatici, Montes (IAU: Christian Meyer)
-Menzel, 1971- Sarton
-rille seeker- Sarton Y, Rimae (on the floor of Sarton Y)
-rille seeker- Sarton Z, Rimae (on the floor of Sarton Z)
-Riccioli- Sasserides
-Muller- Saunder
-Maedler- Saussure
-Van Langren- Savedrae (dark spot on the floor of Schickard)
-Van Langren- Scala (IAU: Cruger) (low-albedo spot)
-Menzel, 1971- Scaliger
-NASA- Scarp (Apollo-15 site)
-NASA- Scarp (Lee-Lincoln Scarp) (Apollo-17 site)
-Copeland- Scattered hills (Hill's Euler group / Rand Mc Nally's Lothrop hills)
-Menzel, 1971- Schaeberle
-NASA- Schaber Hill (Apollo-15 site)
-Caes- Scheele hills (cluster of hillocks west of Scheele)
-Caes- Scheele's arc-shaped companion (ESE of Scheele)
-Riccioli- Scheiner
-Van Langren- Scheineri (IAU: Louville)
-Birt- Schiaparelli
-Riccioli- Schickard
-Riccioli- Schiller
-Caes- Schiller D, Catena (from 55.4°S/47.1°W to 56.4°S/53.5°W near Segner K)
Schiller-Zucchius Basin (aka Schiller Annular Plain)
-Menzel, 1971- Schjellerup
-Menzel, 1971- Schlesinger
-Menzel, 1971- Schliemann
-Lamech- Schlumberger (Lansberg D)
Schlumberger domes (discontinued name, see Hortensius)
-RLA 1963- Schlüter (with Franz's Mare Hiemis on its floor) (Schroter's Malvasia)
-rille seeker- Schluter, Rimae (on the floor of Schluter)
-Birt- Schmidt
-NASA- Schmitt (NW of Grachev)
-Krieger- Schneckenberg (discontinued name)
-Menzel, 1971- Schneller
-Riccioli- Schomberger
-Van Langren- Schonbergeri (IAU: Mons Piton)
-Menzel, 1971- Schönfeld
-Menzel, 1971- Schorr
-Van Langren- Schotenii (IAU: Montes Recti Epsilon?)
-Menzel, 1971- Schrödinger (Basin)
-Caes- Schrodinger, Rimae (on the floor of Schrodinger)
-Caes- Schrodinger-De Forest, Vallis (valley between Schrodinger and De Forest)
Schrödinger-Zeeman Basin
Schrödinger, Vallis
-Gruithuisen- Schröter
-Caes- Schroter D's radial spokes
-Rand McNally- Schroter hills (see Schroter)
Schröter, Rima
-Caes- Schroter swirls (see Schroter)
-Pickering- Schröter's Valley (Vallis Schroteri)
-rille seeker- Vallis Schroteri's sinuous rille (on the floor of Vallis Schroteri)
-Maedler- Schubert
-Maedler- Schumacher
-Fauth- Schupmann (Hell B)
-Menzel, 1971- Schuster
-Schmidt- Schwabe
-Caes- Schwabe, Vallis (valley east of Schwabe)
-Franz- Schwanzende (at or near Mare Anguis) (Eimmart T)
-Menzel, 1971- Schwarzschild
-Van Langren- Schyrlei (IAU: Abenezra)
-Van Langren- Scialli (IAU: Kunowsky)
-Van Langren- Scientiae, Lacus (eastern part of Lacus Somniorum)
Scilla, Dorsum
-Hewelcke- Scithiae pars (SW limb area)
-RP 1097- Scobee (crewmember STS-51L)
-Maedler- Scoresby
-Wilkins- Scott (+080/ -990)
-NASA- Sculptured Hills (Apollo-17 site)
-Peck?-/-North?- Seagull (SSW of Al-Bakri)
-Menzel, 1971- Seares
-Birt- Secchi
-LTO- Secchi, Fossae
Secchi, Montes
Secchi, Rimae
-Menzel, 1971- Sechenov
Sector, The (section of Plato)
-NASA- See (IAU: Alden)
-Krieger- Seeliger
-Menzel, 1971- Segers
-Schroter- Segner
-Van Langren- Segueri (IAU: Stevinus)
-Menzel, 1971- Seidel
-Hewelcke- Seir, Montana (IAU: Maginus, Street, etc.)
-Riccioli- Seleucus
-Wood?- Seleucus Ray (see Seleucus)
-Krieger- Semlja Novaja (see Riphaeus, Montes)
-Krieger- Semlja Sinus (see Riphaeus, Montes)
-Riccioli- Seneca
-Van Langren- Seneschali (IAU: Alfraganus Alpha)
-Hewelcke- Sepher, Mons (ray NW from Tycho)
-Schmidt- Serao, Mons (discontinued name)
-Riccioli- Mare Serenitatis (Basin)
Serpentine Ridge (unofficial name)
-Hewelcke- Serrorum, Mons (IAU: Aristoteles)
-Menzel, 1971- Seyfert
-Van Langren- Sfondrati (IAU: Seleucus)
-RP 1097- Shackleton (south pole crater)
-Wilkins- Shackleton (Gioja A)
-NASA- Shadow Rock (Apollo-16 site)
Shahinaz (craterlet near Ibn Firnas and Ostwald)
-NASA- Shakespeare (Apollo-17 site)
-RLA 1963- Shaler (of the pair Wright-Shaler)
-Collins- Shannen Ridge (see Plana)
-Menzel, 1971- Sharonov
-Schroter- Sharp
Sharp, Rima
-rille seeker- Sharp A, Rima (between Sharp and Sharp A)
-NASA- Sharp-Apollo (Apollo-17 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Shayn
-NASA- Shea (WNW of Vavilov)
-Birt- Sheepshanks
Sheepshanks, Rima
-Wood / Collins- Sheepshanks-Gartner, Rima
-NASA- Shepard (IAU: Racah)
-NASA- Sherlock (Apollo-17 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Shi Shen
-Riordan- Shoeprint (aka Alser's Alien, in Robinson)
-Schroter- Short
-NASA- Shorty (Apollo-17 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Shternberg (Sternberg)
-Lee- Shuckburgh
-RP 1097- Shuleykin
-LTO- Sibelius, Rima (south of Aristarchus R)
Sibericus, Rupes (discontinued name, see King)
-Riccioli- Siccitatis, Terra
-Hewelcke- Sicilia (insula) (nimbus of Copernicus)
-NASA- Side (Apollo-15 site)
-NASA- Sidewinder Rille (A-11 region)
-Menzel, 1971- Siedentopf
Siegfried, Rima (between Bowditch and Lacus Solitudinis)
-Menzel, 1971- Sierpinski
Sikorsky-Rittenhouse Basin
-Schroter- Silberschlag
-Elger- Silberschlag range (north of Silberschlag)
-Van Langren- Silgero (IAU: Montes Harbinger Delta and Eta)
-NASA- Silver Spur (Apollo-15 site)
-Sternberg- Simonov (Sanford T)
-Riccioli- Simpelius
-Van Langren- Simpilii (IAU: Marius A) (Wilkins's Barange)
-Sternberg- Simpson (Paschen L)
-Hewelcke- Sinai, Mons (IAU: Tycho)
-Schmidt- Sinas
-Caes- Sinas Skylight (ESE of Sinas)
-Hewelcke- Sinopium, Mons (dark area at Elger E)
-Elger- Sinus Iridum highlands (NW of Sinus Iridum and Montes Jura)
-Hewelcke- Sipylus, Mons (IAU: Ptolemaeus)
-Hewelcke- Sirbonicum, Fretum (Oceanus Procellarum / Mare Humorum join)
-Hewelcke- Sirbonis, Sinus (IAU: Mare Humorum)
-Lamech- Siredey (Cassini E)
-Riccioli- Sirsalis
-Wood- Sirsalis, Mount / Sirsalis Beta (see Sirsalis)
Sirsalis, Rimae

-Menzel, 1971- Sisakyan
-Wilkins- Sisebuto (Azophi A)
Sita (craterlet in King)
-IAU 2015- Slater (south pole area)
Slava (Luna-17 site)
-Van Langren- Slavatae (IAU: Horrocks)
-NASA- Slayton (IAU: Chauvenet)
-Forest- Sleepy dragon / Draconum cubiculium (Montes Teneriffe)
-NASA- Slide (Apollo-15 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Slipher (in d'Alembert)
Slot, The (Rheita E)
-NASA- Small (Apollo-12 site)
Smirnov, Dorsa
-Schroter- Smith, Rob. (between Brown D and Tycho D)
-RP 1097- Smith (crewmember STS-51L)
-Wilkins- Smith (Vendelinus C)
-NASA- Smith (Apollo-17 site)
-NASA- Smokey Basin (A-11 region)
-NASA- Smokey Valley (A-11 region)
-NASA- Smoky Mountains (Apollo-16 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Smoluchowski
-NASA- Smooth round crater (a name?) (Apollo-15 site)
-Lee- Mare Smythii (Basin)
-Birt- Smyth, Piazzi (see Piazzi Smyth)
-NASA- Snake Ridge (A-11 region)
-Van Langren- Snellii (IAU: Isidorus F?)
-Riccioli- Snellius
Snellius, Vallis
-Menzel, 1971- Sniadecki
-NASA- Snoopy (Apollo-17 site)
-NASA- Snowman (Apollo-12 site)
-Eskildsen- Snowman (Plato K and Plato KA)
-Murray- Soccer player (the dark mare regions on the Full Moon)
-Hewelcke- Sogdiana, Petra (dark area at S end of Vendelinus)
-Hewelcke- Sogdiani, Montes (IAU: Piccolomini)
Solitudinis, Lacus
-Birt?- -Lee?- Somerville
-Menzel, 1971- Sommerfeld
-Maedler- Sömmering
-Riccioli- Somni, Palus
-Riccioli- Somniorum, Lacus
-LTO- Sophocles (SW Diderot)
Soraya (craterlet in Alphonsus)
Sorby, Dorsa
-Riccioli- Sosigenes (with IMP cluster on its floor)
-Krieger- Sosigenes Bucht (see Sosigenes)
Sosigenes, Rimae
Sosigenes IMP or SIMP (large Irregular Mare Patch at Rimae Sosigenes)
-Lamech- Soulayou (location unknown)
-Birt- South
South AP (South of the Aristarchus Plateau) (informal name)
-NASA- South Cluster (Apollo-15 site)
-NASA- South Crater (Apollo-12 site)
-Caes- Southern farside mountain (50°30' South/ 123°30' West)
-Rand McNally- Southern highlands (Tycho-Clavius region)
-NASA- Southern twin (Apollo-15 site)
-NASA- South Massif (Apollo-17 site)
South Pole
South Pole - Aitken basin (aka SPA)
-NASA- South Ray (South Ray Crater) (Apollo-16 site)
Sovietici, Montes (discontinued name)
-NASA- SP (Apollo-16 site)
SPA (South Pole - Aitken basin)
-Van Langren- Spada (IAU: Marius)
-NASA- SP Crater (A-11 region)
-Schmidt- Spallanzani
Spei, Lacus
-Menzel, 1971- Spencer Jones
-Van Langren- Spinola (IAU: Lilius)
-Sternberg- Spinoza (IAU: Wilsing)
-NASA- Spirit (Apollo-17 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Spiru Haret (see Haret)
-Blagg- Spitzbergen, Montes (aka Spitzbergensis, Montes)
-NASA- Split Rock (aka Tracy's Rock / Station 6 boulder) (Apollo-17 site)
-NASA- Spook (Apollo-16 site)
-Krieger- Spörer
-NASA- Spot (Apollo-16 site)
-Franz- Spumans, Mare
-NASA- Spur (Apollo-15 site)
Spurr (at Palus Putredinis)
-NASA- Sputnik (Apollo-17 site)
-J.Moore- Squid, the (Irregular Mare Patch N°18)
-Caes- Squirrel (Mare Cognitum and Mare Nubium during Full Moon)
-NASA- St. George (Apollo-15 site)
-Menzel, 1971- St. John
-Hewelcke- St.Petro, Insula (IAU: Mons Vinogradov)
-Riccioli- Stadius
-Rand McNally- Stadius craterlets (see Stadius)
Stadius, Rimae
-rille seeker- Stadius C, Rima (ESE of Stadius C)
-Maedler?- Stag's Horn (discontinued name for the mountain-complex south of Rupes Recta)
-Caes- Stamp mountain (system of two hills SSE of Mons Rumker)
-Birt- Stanley (one of the triplet of craters NW of Langrenus)
-NASA- Star (Apollo-14 site)
-NASA- Star Crater (A-11 region)
-Menzel, 1971- Stark
-Copeland- Star Tip Mountain (Mons Herodotus)
-NASA- Station 6 boulder (aka Tracy's Rock / Split Rock) (Apollo-17 site)
-IAU- / -NASA- Statio Tranquillitatis (Apollo-11 site)
-Wilkins- Steavenson (Reichenbach A)
-Menzel, 1971- Stebbins
-RLA 1963- / -Menzel, 1971- Stefan
-Menzel, 1971- Stein
-Maedler- Steinheil (of the pair Steinheil-Watt)
-Menzel, 1971- Steklov
Stella (craterlet south of Apollo 17's Family Mountain)
-Menzel, 1971- Steno
-NASA- Steno-Apollo (Apollo-17 site)
-Lamech- Stephanides (Romer A) (Wilkins's Ataturk)
-Riccioli- Sterilitatis, Terra
-Menzel, 1971- Sternberg (see Shternberg)
-RP 1097- Sternfeld
-Menzel, 1971- Stetson
-Riccioli- Stevinus
-Riccioli- Stiborius
Stille, Dorsa
-Riccioli- Stöfler
-RLA 1963- Stokes
-Menzel, 1971- Stoletov
-NASA- Stone Mountain (Apollo-16 site)
-NASA- Stonewall (Apollo-17 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Stoney
-Menzel, 1971- Störmer
-Maedler- Strabo
-Caes- Strabo's triplet (Strabo L, B, and N)
-Birt- Straight Range (see Montes Recti)
Straight Wall, The (Rupes Recta)
-Wood- Straits of Fresnel (see Fresnel, Promontorium)
-Van Langren- Stratii (IAU: Ukert)
-Menzel, 1971- Stratton
-Schroter- Street
-Hewelcke- Strobilus, Mons (IAU: Isidorus) (with Capella?)
-Menzel, 1971- Strömgren
-Hewelcke- Strophades, Insulae (IAU: Darney Chi, Tau, Lambda)
-Maedler- Struve
-Birt- Struve, Otto
-Hewelcke- Strymonicus, Sinus (E part of Mare Nubium)
-NASA- Stubby (Apollo-16 site)
-Menzel, 1971- Subbotin
-NASA- Subsidiary peak (Apollo-15 site)
Successus, Sinus (Luna-16 site)
-Krieger- Suess
Suess, Rima
-Riccioli- Sulpicius Gallus
-LTO- Sulpicius Gallus, Fossae
Sulpicius Gallus, Rimae
-Menzel, 1971- Sumner
Sumner, Catena
-Menzel, 1971- Sundman
Sung-Mei, Rima (at Aratus CA, aka the LTO's Lorca)
-NASA- Sunrise (Apollo-14 site)
-NASA- Sunset (Apollo-16 site)
-Hewelcke- Superiores, Paludes (faint bright line W part Mare Serenitatis)
-NASA- Surveyor (Surveyor-3 and Apollo-12 site)
-NASA- Survey Ridge (Apollo-16 site)
Susan (craterlet in Catena Davy)
-IAU 2009- Svedberg (south pole area)
-Menzel, 1971- Swann
-NASA- Swann Mountain (see Apollo-15 site)
-NASA- Swann Range (see Apollo-15 site)
-Caes- Swimming pool (Brayley G)
-NASA- SWP (Science Working Panel) (Apollo-17 site)
-RLA 1963- Sylvester
-Caes- Sylvester, Vallis (the valley near Sylvester)
Sylvester-Nansen Basin
Sylvester, Catena
-Hewelcke- Syrticum, Mare (SW corner Oceanus Procellarum)
-Hewelcke- Syrticus, Sinus (dark area SW of Encke)
-Menzel, 1971- Szilard