Venus - 3D Perspective View of Eastern Edge of Alpha Region
March 18, 2003
A portion of the eastern edge of Alpha Regio is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus. The viewpoint is located at approximately 30 degrees south latitude, 11.8 degrees east longitude at an elevation of 2.4 kilometers (3.8 miles). The view is to the northeast at the center of an area containing seven circular dome-like hills. The average diameter of the hills is 25 kilometers (15 miles) with maximum heights of 750 meters (2,475 feet).
Topics: Environment, Alpha Regio, Planetary geology, Venus, Alpha, Gula Mons, Volcanoes of Venus, Geology of Venus