The landslide deposit in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located in Aurorae Chaos (distinctive area of broken terrain). Several regions of chaotic terrain are located on the eastern end of the Valles Marineris system.
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Aurorae Chaos

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The landslide deposit in this VIS image is located in Aurorae Chaos. Several regions of chaotic terrain are located on the eastern end of the Valles Marineris system.

Orbit Number: 36081 Latitude: -6.87295 Longitude: 328.72 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-02-01 04:23

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

Image details

ID#:
PIA13004

Date added:
2010-04-01

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU