Venus: Lada Terra

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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Scale: 1 pixel = 10 km. 10-degree grid;             Oblique Mercator Projection, Center 60S 000EW

       Venus Geology Index

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On the geologic map shown here (actually more a tectonic map), yellow areas are 1 km and more above the mean elevation of Venus. These areas are generally large volcanic centers. There are two large "continents" on Venus that contain large areas of tectonically uplifted and deformed crust. Blue areas are below the mean radius of Venus and comprise most of the Planitia areas on Venus. These areas are mostly lava plains with no to moderate amounts of deformation.

Structual features are shown as follows:


Notes and References

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Created 5 December 2014, Last Update 11 February 2015
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