Olympus Mons
The famous Martian volcano compared to Everest
Olympus Mons
This shows Olympus Mons in the background, the highest volcano on Mars – in fact the tallest in the known Solar System – compared with the highest peaks on Earth (Mount Everest, right) and Venus (Maxwell Montes, left). The horizontal scale has been greatly reduced for clarity.

Title: Olympus Mons

Category: Illustrative, Solar System

Medium: Photoshop

Date: 2003

Client: Weldon Owen


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