Venus - Magellan

Landslides in Devana Chasma, Venus

Magellan radar image of landslide debris in Devana Chasma on Venus. This image shows ridged walls with talus piles at their base, the result of avalanches down the steep sides. Devana Chasma is located in Beta Regio. (Magellan F-MIDR 20N280;1,framelet 29)
Larger image: 651K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): N/A
Distance/Range (km): 420.6
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +20.00/280.42
Orbit(s): 1901-1933

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Landslide,Debris flow,Canyon
Instrument: Synthetic Aperture Radar
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 240 x 240, 8 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 2.1 x 2.5
Filter: N/A
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 44.5-45.2
Phase Angle (deg): 0
Instrument Look Direction: Left
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 44.5-45.2

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: MG_0046
NASA Image ID number: F-20N280;1
Other Image ID number: N/A
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 89-033B-01N
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 89-033B-01F
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015