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tholus

(ˈθəʊləs)
n
a structure or cylinder-shaped drum used to support a cupola or dome
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Two small mountains (tholi) are named Aricia Tholus, after a once-powerful city, and Lucaria Tholus, after an ancient Roman feast in July.
Together with nearby Hecates Tholus, this tiny feature was significantly brightened, circa 2007 Dec 18-31, by the 'opposition effect'.
FIGURE 14 Mosaic of two images showing fissure vent near Jovis Tholus volcano on Mars.
Tholus is the Latin term for a round building with a conical roof.
a su centro de operacion en Darmstadt, Alemania, fotografias de una calidad inedita, tomadas por la camara estereoscopica de alta resolucion de una precision de dos metros, del volcan Albor Tholus o de los Valles Marineros, In que provoco el regocijo de los cientificos europeos.
One impressive picture showed the giant mouth of the volcano Albor Tholus.
Top is a three-dimensional oblique view of the summit caldera of Albor Tholus, a volcano in the Elysium region.
Answers: 1) mons 2) valles 3) tholus 4) chasma 5) Valles Marineris.
As the African-American community celebrates Kwanzaa, a festival that has its roots in ancient African harvest celebrations, NASA on Wednesday released images of a feature on the surface of Ceres called Kwanzaa Tholus.
Elysium showed the usual meteorological behaviour, and Elysium Mons and Hecates Tholus again showed an opposition brightening as well as orographic cloud.
My favorite example is Rahe, a 35-km-long impact at the foot of a Martian volcano called Ceraunius Tholus (pictured here).