TITLE

Olympus Mons "Shrinks"

AUTHOR(S)
Beatty, J. Kelly
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Sky & Telescope;Apr2001, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the size of Olympus Mons, a mountain on the planet Mars. True measure of the mountain; Discussions on early estimates; Scheme used to measure the mountain.
ACCESSION #
4120565

 

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