New Evidence Suggests Existence of Cryovolcanoes on Pluto

By using data from the NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft, a team of scientists hypothesizes that the towering mountains on Pluto might be cryovolcanoes. Namely, two Pluto’s mountains – Wright Mons and Piccard Mons that are 3,960 meters and 5,500 meters high, contain large holes at their peaks that can suggest the existence of subsurface magma and cryovolcanoes.

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