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It's a Dry Heat: The Geology of Venus from Magellan

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 Hubble Ultraviolet View of Venus
1. Hubble Ultraviolet View of Venus


Galileo at Venus
2. Galileo at Venus





Surface View from Venera 13
3. Surface View from Venera 13

 


Magellan Exiting the Space Shuttle
4. Magellan Exiting the Space Shuttle




SAR and Altimeter Operations
5. SAR and Altimeter Operations

SAR Image Properties
6. SAR Image Properties



Major Highland and Lowland Areas
7. Major Highland and Lowland Areas

Global Topography
8. Global Topography

Global SAR Image
9. Global SAR Image


Global Topography/SAR Composite
10. Global Topography/SAR Composite





Global Free-Air Anomaly/SAR Composite
11. Global Free-Air Anomaly/SAR Composite


Alpha Regio
12. Alpha Regio

Strike-Slip Fault in Ovda Regio
13. Strike-Slip Fault in Ovda Regio

Ishtar Terra
14. Ishtar Terra

Airplane View of Maxwell Montes
15. Airplane View of Maxwell Montes

Venera 13 Landing Site
16. Venera 13 Landing Site


Highly Linear Fractures
17. Highly Linear Fractures

Dune Field
18. Dune Field



Eastern Aphrodite Terra
19. Eastern Aphrodite Terra


Alta Regio SAR, Topography, and Gravity
20. Alta Regio SAR, Topography, and Gravity




Perspective View of Maat Mons
21. Perspective View of Maat Mons

Mylitta Fluctus
22. Mylitta Fluctus


Volcano of Intermediate Size
23. Volcano of Intermediate Size




Pancake Domes
24. Pancake Domes

Mahuea Tholus
25. Mahuea Tholus



Shield Field
26. Shield Field


Lava Channel
27. Lava Channel



Small-Medium Coronae
28. Small-Medium Coronae


Large Coronae
29. Large Coronae


30. States in Corona Evolution
30. States in Corona Evolution

Small-Medium Impact Craters
31. Small-Medium Impact Craters
Large Impact Craters
32. Large Impact Craters

Impact Crater Modification
33. Impact Crater Modification

Distribution of Impact Craters
34. Distribution of Impact Craters

Distribution of Large Volcanos
35. Distribution of Large Volcanos

Distribution of Coronae
36. Distribution of Coronae


Distribution of Tesserae
37. Distribution of Tesserae


Sapas Mons and Olympus Mons
38. Sapas Mons and Olympus Mons

Craters on Four Planets
39. Craters on Four Planets

Rifts on Venus, Earth, and Mars
40. Rifts on Venus, Earth, and Mars

 

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This slide set is LPI Contribution No. 926

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