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Volcano on Venus

Date: 08 April 2010
Satellite: Venus Express
Depicts: Volcano on Venus
Copyright: ESA

Venus is known to be covered with volcanoes, but are any of these active? Results from Venus Express, using VIRTIS data (See the article on New evidence for recent volcanism on Venus) indicates that a number of lava flows on Venus are very young, and that most likely the planet is currently volcanically active.


Last Update: 08 April 2010

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