The largest single volcano on Earth

The largest single volcano on Earth, Tamu Massif, is located within the Shatsky rise, an oceanic plateau located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Inset depicts the location of Shatsky Rise relative to Japan. Grey area (lower right) shows the footprint of Olympus Mons (Mars) at the same scale. Read related article.

The Washington Post September 6, 2013
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