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Elysium Mons
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Coordinates 25°N 213°W / 25°N 213°W / 25; -213Coordinates: 25°N 213°W / 25°N 213°W / 25; -213
Discoverer Mariner 9
MOLA elysium mons.jpg

Elysium Mons is a volcano on Mars located in the Elysium Planitia, at 25°N, 213°W, in the Martian eastern hemisphere. It stands about 13.9 km above the surrounding lava plains, and about 16 km above the Martian datum. Its diameter is about 240 km, with a summit caldera about 14 km across.

Elysium Mons was discovered in 1972 in images returned by the Mariner 9 orbiter.

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Coordinates: 25°N 213°W / 25°N 213°W / 25; -213



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