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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Miralaidji Corona and Diana Chasma

Filed under pretty pictures, radar imaging, Venus, Venus missions before 2000

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Miralaidji Corona and Diana Chasma Magellan radar view of two landforms on Venus: Miralaidji Corona (feature at upper right with radiating fractures) and part of Diana Chasma (horizontal structure to the left of Miralaidji). Coronas result from rising bodies of magma that generate volcanic flows and fault patterns. Diana Chasma is one of the deepest points on the planet.

NASA / JPL

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This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about March 7, 1991

 

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