Olympus Mons Flank

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today's VIS image is located on the lower southeastern flank of Olympus Mons. Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in the solar system, reaching heights over 25 km (16 miles) tall from base to summit, with the base covering an area as large as the state of Arizona. For comparison, Mauna Loa is 9 km (5.5 miles) tall measured from its base on the sea floor.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V96039003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2023-08-09 03:44
Fri, 2024-02-16
256 pixels (18 km)
3792 pixels (271 km)
0.071642 km/pixel
0.0721472 km/pixel


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