This image of part of Chryse Chaos shows landslide deposits at the head of the canyon. Chryse Chaos is part of a huge outflow channel on Mars. NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey captured this image on May 6, 2010.
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Chryse Chaos Landslides

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This VIS image of part of Chryse Chaos shows landslide deposits at the head of the canyon. Chryse Chaos is part of a huge outflow channel on Mars.

Orbit Number: 37241 Latitude: 10.4894 Longitude: 318.464 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-05-07 18:31

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#:
PIA13254

Date added:
2010-07-07

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1349 x 2769 pixels (width x height)

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU