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Biblis Tholus is an extinct Martian volcano located at 2.7°N, 235.4°E, one of two volcanoes near the center of the Tharsismarker volcanism. Along with Ulysses Patera, it is almost midway between Olympus Monsmarker and Tharsis Montesmarker. It is approximately 170 kilometers (106 miles) long and 100 kilometers (60 miles) wide, rising about 3 kilometers (2 miles) from its surroundings.

In the middle of the volcano is a caldera, named Biblis Patera, possibly formed as the result of collapse of the magma chamber during eruptions of the volcano. The caldera is 53 kilometers (33 miles) in diameter and four kilometers (2.5 miles) in depth.

Image:Biblis Patera from Mars Odyssey.JPG|Close up of Biblis Patera taken with Mars Odyssey. Rim of crater shows multiple episodes of collapse.Image:Ulysses Patera.JPG|Ulysses Patera showing its location in relation to other volcanoes, as seen by THEMIS.Image:Biblis Patera Pedestal Crater.JPG|Biblis Patera Pedestal Crater, as seen by HiRISE.



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