Venus - Magellan

Western Maxwell Montes and Cleopatra Crater, Venus from

Magellan radar image of the western Maxwell Montes on Lakshmi Planum, Venus. The Maxwell Montes are the highest mountains on Venus, rising up to 11 km above the mean planetary surface elevation. The 105 km diameter Cleopatra crater can be seen near the center of the image North is up. . The distance from Cleopatra to the steep southwestern slopes of Maxwell Montes is about 350 km. (Magellan C2-MIDR 60N033;2,framelet 19)

Venus Geology and Geophysics
Magellan Mission
Impact Cratering