This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey shows a small portion of the complex channel system, Kasei Valles. In this image, secondary channeling has cut down deeper into the main channel.
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Kasei Valles

Context image for PIA13161
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This VIS image shows a small portion of the complex channel system, Kasei Valles. In this image, secondary channeling has cut down deeper into the main channel.

Orbit Number: 36743 Latitude: 17.9656 Longitude: 285.82 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-03-27 18:23

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#:
PIA13161

Date added:
2010-05-26

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU