Venus - Magellan
False color global north polar view of Venus
A false color global view of Venus northern hemisphere.
Centered at the north pole, this image was made by mapping
Magellan radar imaging on to a computer simulated globe.
The color is based on Venera 13 and 14 Lander images, and
gaps in Magellan coverage were filled in with Pioneer
Venus Orbiter data. 0 degrees E longitude is about 6:00,
90 E at 3:00. Maxwell Montes is the bright region below the center of teh image, at about 65 N, 5 E.
(Magellan press release P-39224)
Venus Geology and Geophysics