Venus: The Geological Story


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In the first book on the geology of Venus to incorporate findings from the Magellan spacecraft's four-year mapping mission, Peter Cattermole introduces the reader to the strange world of Venusian landscapes--some reassuringly familiar, others spectacularly non-Earthlike, and all produced by geological processes of intriguing differences and parallels to those of Earth. Cattermole presents the latest research on Venusian plate tectonics, volcanoes, hot spots, cold spots, mountain belts, fracture zones, winds, erosion, ...

Venus: The Geological Story 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801854187

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Venus: The Geological Story 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801847875