Theia Mons

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Theia Mons
Feature type Mountain
Coordinates 22°42′N 281°00′E / 22.7°N 281.0°E / 22.7; 281.0Coordinates: 22°42′N 281°00′E / 22.7°N 281.0°E / 22.7; 281.0
Diameter 226.0
Eponym Theia

Theia Mons is a large shield volcano on Venus. Its name is derived from the titan of Greek mythology.[1]

LOCATION: Beta Regio
ELEVATION: about 6000 m
TYPE: shield volcano
STAGE: extinct
VOLCANIC FEATURES: caldera


References[edit]

  1. ^ Carolynn Young, ed. (1990-08-01). The Magellan Venus Explorer' Guide. NASA.