This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows lava flows of Alba Mons and windstreaks behind craters in the area. Windstreak tail directions indicate winds from the East and East-Northeast.
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Wind and Rock

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This VIS image shows lava flows of Alba Mons and windstreaks behind craters in the area. Windstreak tail directions indicate winds from the East and East-Northeast.

Orbit Number: 39053 Latitude: 32.2875 Longitude: 246.438 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-10-03 23:14

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.

Image details

ID#:
PIA13633

Date added:
2010-11-18

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1356 x 2769 pixels (width x height)

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU