Top 10 Tallest Mountains in Our Solar System

As you know the highest mountain in our Solar System is on the planet Mars which is called Olympus Mons. But today we will introduce you top 10 tallest mountains according to their heights. The data is provided from Wikipedia. As we have mentioned above the highest one is Olympus Mons which 21 kilometers high making it about three times higher than Mt. Everest.

10. Caloris Montes – 3 km (Mercury)

The Caloris Montes (Latin for “Heat’s Mountains”) are a range of mountains on Mercury. They are a system of linear hills and valleys that extend more than 1000 km to the northeast. The range consists of many rectilinear massifs 1 to 3 km high and about 10 to 50 km long. So the 10th place is taken Caloris Montes which are located on Mercury.

9. Mount Everest – 3.6 to 4.6 km (Earth)

Mount Everest is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The Mount is 4.6 km on north face, 3.6 km on south face. The highest elevation is 8.8 km above sea level (but not among the tallest from base to peak).

8. Ahuna Mons – 4 Km (Ceres)

Ahuna Mons is the largest mountain on the dwarf planet and asteroid Ceres. It is not an impact feature, and it appears to be the only mountain of its kind on Ceres. The mountain was discovered on images taken by the Dawn spacecraft in orbit around Ceres in 2015. It is estimated to have an average height of about 4 km (2.5 mi; 13,000 ft). So the mountain is taken 8th place in our top 10 tallest mountains in our solar system.

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