Venus - 3D Perspective View of Maat Mons
April 4, 2003
Maat Mons is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus. The viewpoint is located 560 kilometers (347 miles) north of Maat Mons at an elevation of 1.7 kilometers (1 mile) above the terrain. Lava flows extend for hundreds of kilometers across the fractured plains shown in the foreground, to the base of Maat Mons. The view is to the south with Maat Mons appearing at the center of the image on the horizon. Maat Mons, an 8-kilometer (5 mile) high volcano, is located at approximately 0.9 degrees north latitude, 194.5 degrees east longitude.
Topics: Environment, Lists of places, Volcanoes of Venus, Geology, Volcanism on Venus, Gula Mons, Maat Mons, Maat, Ma'at, Volcano, Solar System