Drawing of Mars and Venus for children (2013)

Published in: Gifford C 2013 Space in 30 Seconds. 30 Super-Stellar Subjects For Cosmic Kids Explained in Half a Minute. Ivy Kids.

Creators: Evans, Melvyn (illustrator), Clive Gifford (author)

These two map-like drawings show the complex surfaces of Mars and Venus, the Venus figure is exceptional in that it is based on a radar composite mosaic and it shows the tectonic faults as a tangled yarn network.

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Venera radar mosaic map series (1988)

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Map series of Venus based on Venera 16 and Venera 17 observations
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Boxed folded edition and sheet map edition

Using Venera-15, -16 radar images of the Northern part of Venus
GUGK 1987, Full edition 1988

See also: Atlas of Venus

 

 


Maps provided courtesy of the USGS Flagstaff Library.

 

Alternative photos

Virtual Globe of Venus: Topography

Virtual Globe for Google Earth.
Google Earth Add-on: Venus Globe. Topography
Cartgrapher: H. Hargitai, Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Planetary Science Research Group, M. Gede, Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Sources: Color coded topographic map from Magellan data
Nomenclature: Latin
Extras: You can find additional geologic descriptions
in the Google Earth version

Virtual Globe of Venus: Radar Globe

Virtual Globe for Google Earth.
Google Earth Add-on: Venus Globe. Radar
Cartographer: H. Hargitai, Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Planetary Science Research Group, M. Gede, Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Sources: Radar map from Magellan data
Nomenclature: Latin
Extras: You can find additional geologic descriptions
in the Google Earth version