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The Venus Geologic Mappers' Handbook

Second Edition




Compiled by Kenneth L. Tanaka1

With contributions from Henry J. Moore2, Gerald G. Schaber1, Mary G. Chapman1, Ellen R. Stofan3, Donald B. Campbell4, Philip A. Davis1, John E. Guest5, George E. McGill6, Patricia G. Rogers7, R. Steven Saunders3, and James R. Zimbelman8

Open-File Report 94-438

Prepared for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards. Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

1U.S. Geological Survey, 2255 N. Gemini Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
2U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025
3Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Dr., Pasadena, CA 91109
4Space Science Bldg., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY 14853
5Univ. of London Observatory, Mill Hill Park, London, NW72QS UK
6Dept. of Geology and Geography, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003
7NASA Headquarters, Code SL, 300 E Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20546
8Center for Earth and Planetary Science, National Air and Space Museum, MRC 315, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560


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