A 3D map of the Tamu Massif formation, believed to have been created 145 million years ago. Credit: International Ocean Discovery Programme

Tamu Massif even more massive: world’s largest volcano almost same size as Japan, widest in solar system

Joint China-US team hails its birth as one of the most spectacular events in earth’s history, says it is larger than Olympus Mons on Mars by surface area, describes its creation as ‘a miracle’

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A 3D map of the Tamu Massif formation, believed to have been created 145 million years ago. Credit: International Ocean Discovery Programme
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