Who discovered Olympus Mons And when?
It wasn't a person that discovered Olympus Mons. When Mariner 9 visited Mars in 1971, it sent back pictures of huge volcanoes and canyons. It was Mariner 9 that discovered Olympus Mons.
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Why is the volcano Olympus mons called Olympus mons?
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What color is Olympus Mons?
Olympus mons is the same shade of red as the natural colour of Mars. Olympus mons is on the eastern near side. And is not a very active volcano at all. NASA are prosuming a mission to mars so we'll find out then. Olympus mons is a bump in the ground looking at mars from a telescope but in the real live Olympus mons it is a non-acting volcano. Olympus mons has a cliff beside it and that is also red like Olympus mons. NASA are making research so hold on and blast off...