The fracture system in this image, captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey, is part of Galaxias Fossae, a series of fractures on the northern part of the Elysium Mons volcanic complex.
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Galaxias Fossae

Context image for PIA13050
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The fracture system in this VIS image is part of Galaxias Fossae, a series of fractures on the northern part of the Elysium Mons volcanic complex.

Orbit Number: 36461 Latitude: 33.0265 Longitude: 143.14 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-03-04 13:03

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#:
PIA13050

Date added:
2010-04-30

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1383 x 2772 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA13050.tif (3.84 MB)

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PIA13050.jpg (0.41 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU