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20th March 2012

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Speaking of Io, researchers just released the first geologic map of the Jovian moon’s surface:

"The colorful and highly detailed map, published Monday by the U.S. Geological Survey, shows off Io’s hellish features. It identifies 425 volcanoes as well as lava flow fields, squat mountains, deposits left by volcanic plumes, and plains rich with sulfur dioxide.”

Speaking of Io, researchers just released the first geologic map of the Jovian moon’s surface:

"The colorful and highly detailed map, published Monday by the U.S. Geological Survey, shows off Io’s hellish features. It identifies 425 volcanoes as well as lava flow fields, squat mountains, deposits left by volcanic plumes, and plains rich with sulfur dioxide.”

Tagged: iogeologic mapastronomy

Source: Wired

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