The item Geologic map of Arsia Mons Volcano, Mars, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; by David H. Scott and James R. Zimbelman ; prepared for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library. Arsia Mons is 12 miles high and 270 miles wide, dwarfing Mauna Loa, Earth’s largest volcano, which is only 6.3 miles high and 75 miles wide, and mostly underwater. Arsia Mons is located just south of the planet Mars’ equator and is part of the Tharsis Montes group together with Pavonis Mons and Ascraeus Mons. The plume above the Arsia Mons volcano on Mars. The slopes of the volcano are heavily dissected with channels, suggesting that the volcano is composed of easily erodible material such as volcanic ash. Arsia Mons volcano in black and white The total height difference in the land surfaces in these scenes is about 7 kilometres, and some individual collapse pits have a depth of 2 kilometres. Photo credit: ESA/GCP/UPV/EHU Bilbao A bizarre thin elongated cloud has recently appeared over the 12.4-mile high Arsia Mons volcano on Mars. These flows are located at … Arsia Mons volcano in 3D This image of the Arsia Mons shield volcano was taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA’s Mars Express. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the southeastern flank of Arsia Mons, including the flat lying flows around the base of the volcano. Pavonis Mons is a large shield volcano located in the Tharsis region of the planet Mars. It’s a shield volcano, so named for its shape due to a very fluid lava that gets deposited farther than in other types of volcanoes that have a much denser lava. For comparison, the largest volcano on Earth is Mauna Loa. Thursday 30 July 2020 13:19. The volcano is 435 kilometres (270 mi) in diameter, and almost 20 kilometres (12 mi) high. Adam Smith @adamndsmith. THEMIS Image of the Day, July 1, 2019. These collapse features likely occur over lava tubes that served as conduits for flows from within the volcano. This image of the Arsia Mons shield volcano was taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express. It was found that the latest flow dated almost 50 million years back. Scientists say the curious plume is not linked to volcanic activity, but forms as airflow is influenced by the side of the volcano that does not face the wind. When the Martian volcano Arsia Mons exploded long ago, it sent lava spewing out everywhere. Arsia Mons is the southernmost of the Tharsis volcanoes. PIA13540 - Layers in Martian volcano Arsia Mons.jpg 2,560 × 1,920; 3.92 MB PIA23639.jpg 597 × 2,698; 106 KB Possible cave entrance on Arsia Mons.png 654 × 600; 288 KB It is the middle member of a chain of three volcanic mountains that straddle the Martian equator between longitudes 235°E and 259°E. The Visual Monitoring Camera (VMC) attached to Mars Express captured a mysteriously long, thin cloud over the 20 km (12 miles) high Arsia Mons volcano on July 17 and 19, 2020. Arsia Mons is 12 miles high and 270 miles wide, dwarfing Mauna Loa, Earth’s largest volcano, which is only 6.3 miles high and 75 miles wide, and mostly underwater. With the removal of this molten material, the volcano then collapsed at its opening (the top of its cone) to form a sunken volcanic crater known as a caldera. While Arsia Mons may be larger than any volcano on Earth, it pales in comparison to the largest volcano yet discovered in the solar system, Olympus Mons, which measures 22km (16mi) high. Its name formally became Pavonis Mons in 1973. Collapse features are present at the margin of the volcano. Mons, Pavonis Mons and Arsia Mons. Arsia Mons, Pavonis Mons and Ascraeus Mons, are gigantic volcano triplets of a youthful age with evidence of recent volcanism (Hartmann et al., 1999). It is 270 miles (450km) in diameter, almost 12 miles (20km) high, and the summit caldera is 72 miles (120km) wide. Arsia Mons (ar -see-ă) A 14-km-high 400-km-wide volcano at the southern edge of the Tharsis Ridge of Mars.It is located just south of the Martian equator at the aerographic coordinates 8.4° S latitude, 121.1° longitude (see areography).It appears to be older than the other Tharsis volcanoes and has the largest summit caldera, 140 km across. The volcano was mainly active over a period ranging from 2.5 to 0.5 Gyr A strange, long, thin cloud cloud has again appeared over the 20-km high Arsia Mons volcano on Mars. A curious elongated cloud, extending west of the Arsia Mons volcano on Mars, seen in a Mars Express image taken October 10, 2018. They form a chain trending from northeast to southwest where Ascraeus Mons is northernmost and Arsia Mons is located at the south end of this chain (5 S–230 E). It culminates at 17.7 km for a diameter of 400 km and flank slopes are 5 . Prodigious ash deposits near the summit of Arsia Mons volcano, Mars Peter J. Mouginis-Mark ... Mons, where a 12 km-wide graben is located at an elevation of 6.2 km. The cloud made an appearance over the volcano before, in 2018. It’s made up of water ice, and while it may look like a smoke plume linked to volcanic activity, its airflow is directly influenced by the volcano’s ‘leeward’ slope, or the non wind-facing side. The volcano was discovered by the Mariner 9 spacecraft in 1971, and was originally called Middle Spot. In the search for lost water on this planet the areas of most recent volcanic activity are probably most likely to reveal the still existing sources of water ice. The many pits of Arsia Mons May 7, 2019 1:57 pm Robert Zimmerman When it comes to Mars, it appears that if you want to find a pit that might be the entrance to an underground system, the place to look is on the slopes of Arsia Mons, the southernmost volcano in the chain of three giant volcanoes between Olympus Mons to the west and the vast canyon Marineris Valles to the east. You can see it more fully in the context image to the right. New NASA research reveals that the giant Martian volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3 million years during the final peak of activity. For comparison, the largest volcano on Earth is Mauna Loa. The massive extinct volcano that is home to the cloud is Arsia Mons, a 20 km high (12.4 miles) landmark on Mars’ surface. 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