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Sapas Mons is displayed in the centre of this computer-generated three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus. The viewpoint is located 527 kilometres (327 miles) northwest of Sapas Mons at an elevation of 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) above the terrain. Lava flows extend for hundreds of kilometres across the fractured plains shown in the foreground to the base of Sapas Mons. The view is to the southeast with Sapas Mons appearing at the centre with Maat Mons located in the background on the horizon. Sapas Mons, a volcano 400 kilometres (248 miles) across and 1.5 kilometres (0.9 mile) high is located at approximately 8 degrees north latitude, 188 degrees east longitude, on the western edge of Atla Regio. Its peak sits at an elevation of 4.5 kilometres (2.8 miles) above the planet's mean elevation. Sapas Mons is named for a Phoenician goddess

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Sapas Mons is displayed in the centre of this computer-generated three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus. The viewpoint is located 527 kilometres (327 miles) northwest of Sapas Mons at an elevation of 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) above the terrain. Lava flows extend for hundreds of kilometres across the fractured plains shown in the foreground to the base of Sapas Mons. The view is to the southeast with Sapas Mons appearing at the centre with Maat Mons located in the background on the horizon. Sapas Mons, a volcano 400 kilometres (248 miles) across and 1.5 kilometres (0.9 mile) high is located at approximately 8 degrees north latitude, 188 degrees east longitude, on the western edge of Atla Regio. Its peak sits at an elevation of 4.5 kilometres (2.8 miles) above the planet's mean elevation. Sapas Mons is named for a Phoenician goddess