A sandsheet with dune forms covers most of the floor of this unnamed crater within Coprates Chasma in this image captured by NASA's Mars Odyssey on June 23, 2010.
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Dunes Within Coprates Chasma

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A sandsheet with dune forms covers most of the floor of this unnamed crater within Coprates Chasma.

Orbit Number: 37804 Latitude: -14.4683 Longitude: 302.19 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-06-23 01:14

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.

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ID#:
PIA13323

Date added:
2010-08-05

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU