Olympus Rupes

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Olympus Rupes
Olympus Rupes.jpg
Olympus Rupes as viewed by 2001 Mars Odyssey
Feature type Cliff
Location Olympus Mons
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Discoverer Mariner 9
Eponym Latin - Mount Olympus and rupes, Latin for "cliff"

Olympus Rupes is a group of cliffs along the northern face of Olympus Mons, the largest mountain on Mars and the largest volcano in the Solar System. It also forms the northern border of the mountain.


  1. "Olympus Rupes - Mars Odyssey Mission THEMIS". NASA. March 13, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>