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Maxwell Montes

Mountain Range on Venus

Feature onVenus
Feature typeMountain range (massif)
QuadrangleV-02 Fortuna Tessera
Venusian coordinates65° N, 3° E
DimensionsLength (north to south) c.850 km
Width (west to east) c.700 km
Highest peak (Skadi Mons) 10,700m
NotesVenus' highest range of mountains, the broad Maxwell Montes run north to south through the highland region of Ishtar Terra, dividing the plain of Lakshmi Planum to the west from Fortuna Tessera to the east.


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