Olympus Mons is basically a large shield volcano on the planet Mars. It stands nearly 22 km (14 mi) tall, making Olympus Mons the tallest mountain on any planet in the Solar System. This mountain stands almost three times as tall as Mount Everest’s height above sea level. Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a video flyover of Olympus Mons.