|How Volcanoes Work: Volcanism on Other Worlds|
This site describes volcanic features comparable to those on Earth that are particularly well exposed on Earth's Moon, Mars, Venus, and the Jovian moon, Io. It discusses the most stunning discoveries of the last decade, which are the great variety of spectacular volcanic features displayed by radar imagery of Venus, and the dramatic discovery of perennial eruptions on Jupiter's satellite Io. For each of the four bodies there is an overview, a description of the various volcanic features and the probable cause of the activity. The features of the other bodies are compared and contrasted with those of Earth.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-298
This resource is referenced by 'How Volcanoes Work'
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Author: Dr Victor E. Camp
Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University