13 Most tallest mountain in our solar system

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This article will list the 13 tallest mountains in our solar system, with the majority of them located on moons and others on planets.

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Rheasilvia central peak (Vesta)

Rheasilvia is the most prominent surface feature on the asteroid Vesta and is thought to be an impact crater. It is 505 km in diameter, which is 90% the diameter of Vesta itself and is 95% the mean diameter of Vesta, 529 km. However, the mean is affected by the crater itself.

Peak: 22.5 km

Olympus Mons (Mars)

Olympus Mons is an enormous shield volcano on the planet Mars. The volcano has a height of over 21 km as measured by the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter. Olympus Mons is about two and a half times Mount Everest's height above sea level.

Peak: 22 km

equatorial ridge (Iapetus)

Saturn's moon Iapetus has a long, 20-kilometer-high ridge running along most of its equator. It was discovered by the Cassini probe in 2004. The ridge's origin is unknown. There are bright areas on the sides of the equatorial ridge near Iapetus' bright trailing hemisphere, which were already visible in Voyager 2 images appearing like mountains and were nicknamed the "Voyager Mountains".

Peak: 20 km

Boösaule Montes (Io)

South Boösaule Mons, the highest mountain of Jupiter's moon Io, is one of the tallest mountains in the Solar System. It is located just northwest of the volcano Pele, in the Boösaule Montes.

Peak: 17.5 km

Ascraeus Mons (Mars)

Ascraeus Mons is a large shield volcano located in the Tharsis region of the planet Mars. It is the northernmost and tallest of three shield volcanoes collectively known as the Tharsis Montes.

Peak: 15 km

Ionian Mons east ridge (Io)

Ionian Mons east ridge is the second-highest mountain in Jupiter's moon Io.

Peak: 12.7 km

Elysium Mons (Mars)

Elysium Mons is a volcano on Mars located in the volcanic province Elysium, at 25.02°N 147.21°E, in the Martian eastern hemisphere. It stands about 12.6 km above its base, and about 14.1 km above the Martian datum, making it the third tallest Martian mountain in terms of relief and the fourth highest in elevation.

Peak: 13.9 km 

Euboea Montes (Io)

Euboea Montes is the third-highest mountain on Io, a moon of Jupiter, and was formed by the tilting of a crustal block, with subsequent modification by a very large landslide.

Peak: 10.5 km

Arsia Mons (Mars)

Arsia Mons is the fourth highest mountain in the southernmost of three volcanoes (collectively known as Tharsis Montes) on the Tharsis bulge near the equator of the planet Mars. To its north is Pavonis Mons, and north of that is Ascraeus Mons.

Peak: 11.7 km

limb mountain (Oberon)

limb mountain is the tenth highest mountain in our solar system in the moon Oberon, It is the second-largest and second-most massive of the Uranian moons, and the ninth most massive moon in the Solar System.

Peak: 11 km

Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa (Earth)

Mauna Loa, the biggest volcano on Earth — and one of the most active — covers half the Island of Hawaii. Just 35 miles to the northeast, Mauna Kea, known to native Hawaiians as Mauna a Wakea, rises nearly 14,000 feet above sea level. To them, it represents a spiritual connection between our planet and the heavens above.

Peak: 10.2 km

Haleakala (Earth)

Haleakalā is a massive shield volcano that forms more than 75% of the Hawaiian Island of Maui. The western 25% of the island is formed by another volcano, Mauna Kahalawai, also referred to as the West Maui Mountains.

Peak: 9.1 km

Pavonis Mons (Mars)

Pavonis Mons is a large shield volcano located in the Tharsis region of the planet Mars.

Peak: 8.4 km

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