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Artemis Chasma

Canyon on Venus

Feature onVenus
Feature typeChasma (canyon or linear depression)
QuadrangleV-48 Artemis Chasma
Venusian coordinates29°-33° S, 122°-143° E
Dimensions3,087 km
Bounded featuresArtemis Corona
Bounding featuresThetis Regio, Zhibek Planitia
NotesThe name given to a long chasm on Venus that runs along a nearly circular path for a distance of some eight thousand kilometres, enclosing the Artemis Corona formation. It is thought to have been formed during the volcanic event that created that immense corona structure.


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