List of terrae on Venus
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There are only three named terrae on Venus:
|Name||North latitude (deg)||West longitude (deg)||Feature diameter (km)|
- Aphrodite Terra is named after the Greek love goddess, the counterpart to Venus in Roman mythology. It is located on the southern hemisphere, just below the Equator.
- Ishtar Terra is named after a Babylonian love goddess. It is located on the northern hemisphere. Among its prominent features is the highest point on Venus, Maxwell Montes
- Lada Terra is named after the Slavic goddess of love. It is located in the largely unknown Southern Polar area.
- This list was adapted from the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature