According to information from a NASA probe the giant asteroid Vesta possesses many features frequently related with stony planets like Earth. One significant transitional characteristic of Vesta can be found in its topography, or altitude. Vertical altitude on the Moon or Mars might arrive at tens of kilometers, except these substance are also very big.
Scientists are convinced there has been volcanism on the asteroid during its history. This is because there are hundreds of pieces of Vesta sitting in museums around the world. An additional feature concerns the way its exterior has been modified, or processed, by the many collisions. This is obvious in dark substance that can be seen in images of its land. According to Dave Williams, from Arizona State University, I expected there to be at least a few lava flows, maybe a few channels, shields or cones.