Bird’s Eye View of Olympus Mons

By Keith Cowing
April 20, 2000
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Bird's Eye View of O. MonsNASA has released some extraordinarily detailed images of Olympus Mons, the immense Martian volcano three times the height of Mt. Everest. The higest resolution image available for downloading shows details as small as 20 feet (6 meters) across. In these highest resolution images boulders can be seen sitting in troughs cut into the floor of the volcano’s caldera.

° A Traverse Across the Summit of Olympus Mons, MSSS

° New Global Surveyor Image Shows Olympus Mons, NASA press release
° The Whole Mars Catalog

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