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Skadi Mons

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Skadi Mons

Skadi Mons
Radar image of Skadi Mons by Magellan in 1996.[1]
Feature type Mountain
Coordinates [2]
Eponym Skadi

Skadi Mons is a mountain on Venus in Maxwell Montes, at the center of Ishtar Terra. It is the highest point of the planet with an altitude around 10 700 meters above the mean planetary radius.

See also


  1. ^ NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Caltech Photojournal – 7 March 1996 « PIA00241: Venus - Lakshmi Planum and Maxwell Montes.
  2. ^ Blue, Jennifer. "Skadi Mons". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
  3. ^ Blue, Jennifer. "Skadi Mons". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.

External links

  • USGS Planetary Names – Ishtar Terra PDF (USGS I-2490).

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