Venus - Magellan
Sapas Mons volcano, Venus; 3-D color
3-dimensional color image of Sapas Mons volcano, Venus.
This 1.5 km high volcano, located at 8.7N, 188.1E in the Atla Regio
area is about 400 km across. Note the two dark area near the center
of the volcano, which are flat-topped mesas comprising the double
summit. This 10 times vertically exaggerated view was produced
from Magellan radar data. The viewpoint is located 527 km
northwest of Sapas Mons at an elevation of 4 km. The image is
colored based on the Venera Lander images of the Venus surface.
Maat Mons is located in the background on the horizon. Sapas Mons
is also shown images P-38360, F-10N188;1, C1-15N180;1, C2 00N183;1
(Magellan press release P-40176)
Venus Geology and Geophysics
Volcanism in the Solar System