Unformatted text preview: Venus so much hotter than earth? Venus’ thick carbon dioxide atmosphere makes its greenhouse effect very strong, but more importantly, earth’s carbon dioxide is mostly locked away in rocks, whereas the gas on Venus is in its atmosphere. Thus, the amount of carbon dioxide is does not cause the disparity; rather, it is caused by the concentration of the gas. 5. What is the name of the largest volcano in the solar system? Its name reminds one of mythical Greek majesty. a. Zeus Major b. Hades Primera c. Athenian Prime d. Olympus Mons (CORRECT ANSWER)...
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- Fall '11
- Solar System, Greenhouse gas, Volcano