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Jupiter’s moon overflowing with volcanos

The innermost of Jupiter’s moons has been mapped, showing a highly volatile volcanic surface.

Discovered by Galileo over 400 years ago, Io is more then 25 times more volcanically active then Earth. Some 28% of the moon’s surface is covered in lava flow fields.

Io is unique in our solar system as the only object with no impact craters – a testament to its volcanic features.

Read more at University of Arizona

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