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Venus Mountains

The four main mountain ranges of Venus are named Maxwell Montes, Frejya Montes, Akna Montes, and Danu Montes. These are found on Ishtar Terra.

Mountain ranges are formed by the folding and buckling of a planet's crust. The mountain ranges of Venus, like those of the Earth, are characterized by many parallel, linear, folds and faults.

The presence of mountain ranges on Venus may provide evidence that the planet's surface is in motion.

Last modified May 19, 2009 by Randy Russell.

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