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Olympus Mons

Olympus Mons

This shield volcano is dozens of times wider than it is tall, and it is very tall. In fact, it is the tallest mountain in the solar system–more than three times taller than Mount Everest! (Planet features are named in Latin. In English, this would be ''Mount Olympus''.)

Credit: NASA
Image Processing: Jody Swann/Tammy Becker/Alfred McEwen
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