Venus - 3D Perspective View of Eastern Edge of Alpha Regio
April 4, 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). Three of the hills are visible in the center of the image.
Topics: Environment, Alpha Regio, Astronomy, Planetary science, Alpha, Gula Mons, Volcanoes of Venus, Geology of Venus, Planetary geology, Venus