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*It is the largest volcano in the Solar System

 

*It gets its name from Mt. Olympus, which was home of the Greek Gods

 

*It's as wide as the state of Arizona

 

*It is almost 3 times taller than Mt. Everest

 

*The Hawaii Island, Maui would fit inside its huge caldera

 

*Large volcanoes, like Olympus Mons, can exist on Mars because the planet has low gravity and does not have tectonic surface movement