- List of extraterrestrial volcanoes
This is a list of active, dormant and extinct
volcanoeslocated beyond planet Earth. They may be designated mons (mountain), patera (an irregular crater) or tholus (small mountain or hill) in accordance with the International Astronomical Union's rules for planetary nomenclature.
Ulysses Patera Venus
* The Tick
Lunar mare; see List of maria on the Moon
Many of Mercury's basins contain smooth plains, like the lunar mare, that are believed likely to be filled with lava flows. Collapse structures possibly indicative of volcanism have been found in some craters. [ [http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/gallery/sciencePhotos/image.php?gallery_id=2&image_id=127 MESSENGER views an intriguing crater] , NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington,
2008-01-20.] Eleven volcanic domes were identified in Mariner 10 images, including a 7-km high dome near the centre of Odin Planitia. [Katterfeld, G. N. (1984). [http://www.springerlink.com/content/t713q4n28hk116u8/ Volcanism on Mercury] , Bulletin of Volcanology, Volume 47, Number 3, 531-535. DOI|10.1007/BF01961224]
Other planets and moons
* Many on Triton, a moon of the
planetNeptune, that are believed to eject liquid nitrogen, dust, or methanecompounds.
* Reports from NASA's
Cassini-Huygensmission suggest that Saturn's moon Titan may have volcanoes that eject water, such as Ganesa Macula.
* [http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/planet_volcano/other_worlds.html Volcanoes of Other Worlds] , Volcano World
* [http://www.volcanolive.com/solarsystem.html Solar System Volcanoes] , Volcano Live
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