This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows are region of lava covered plains east of Olympus Mons. Winds are common in the area and have created windstreaks downwind of craters in the region and on the lava flows.
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Tharsis Lava

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This VIS image shows are region of lava covered plains east of Olympus Mons. Winds are common in the area and have created windstreaks downwind of craters in the region and on the lava flows.

Orbit Number: 37693 Latitude: 22.596 Longitude: 240.567 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-06-13 23:39

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#:
PIA13292

Date added:
2010-07-29

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1342 x 2769 pixels (width x height)

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU