Space

The Biggest Volcano in the Solar System

Get to know Olympus Mons on Mars, the biggest volcano in the solar system, and find out why a planet that’s smaller than Earth has volcanoes that are bigger than ours!

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Sources:
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~raman/VTimeSer/Duration.html
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/understanding.html
http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/archive/1995/95_09_08.html
http://www.planetary.brown.edu/pdfs/4617.pdf
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/atlas/olympus-mons.html
http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/mars.html
http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007GL030083
http://www.if.ufrgs.br/ast/solar/portug/marsvolc.htm

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