Here’s How Big The Largest Mountain In The Solar System Actually Is

Olympus Mons from orbit (Public domain / NASA)

Olympus Mons is the largest mountain in the solar system, and it is not even close. Not only is the Martian mountain the tallest peak ever discovered by humans but the mountain is also the largest in terms of volume and area as well. Olympus Mons is really, really big.

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