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Other Outer Space Prints
for Mount Olympus
) is a very large shield volcano
on the planet Mars
. By one measure, it has a height of nearly 25 km (13.6 mi or 72,000 ft). Olympus Mons stands about two and a half times as tall as Mount Everest
's height above sea level. It is the second tallest mountain and the tallest planetary mountain in the Solar System
. It is the youngest of the large volcanoes on Mars, having formed during Mars's Hesperian Period
. It is currently the largest volcano discovered in the Solar System
and had been known to astronomers
since the late 19th century as the albedo feature Nix Olympica
(Latin for "Olympic Snow"). Its mountainous nature was suspected well before space probes
confirmed its identity as a mountain.
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Data Source: NASA