Did Volcano on Mercury Erupt for a Bi...

Did Volcano on Mercury Erupt for a Billion Years?

There are 1 comment on the LiveScience story from Dec 7, 2013, titled Did Volcano on Mercury Erupt for a Billion Years?. In it, LiveScience reports that:

Extra-terrestrial volcanism is every bit as stellar as its sounds. The Earth puts on its fair share of spectacular eruptions - but it's Earth's distant cousins who win the awards.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Dec 9, 2013
Interesting.

Sad news is that the pic does not show the location of the kidney shaped compound volcano mentioned in the text.

Appears that the slow 88 day rotation @ the elliptical orbit is a tidal driver similar to Io (the sun is quite close & it does pull up a tide).

Have a nice day: Ag

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