Venus - Magellan

Lava channel in Sedna Planitia, Venus

Magellan radar image of a lava channel on Venus. This unusually long channel ranges from Fortuna Tessera in the north down to the eastern Sedna Planitia in the south. The channel is about 2 km wide and shows branches and islands along its length. The framelet shown here is about 50 km wide, and north is up. (Magellan F-MIDR 45N019;1,framelet 18)

Venus Geology and Geophysics
Magellan Mission
Volcanism in the Solar System