NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the location of the complexly fractured region called Noctis Labyrinthus at the westernmost end of Valles Marineris. The canyon systems in Noctis Labyrinthus do not reach the depths of the chasma of Valles Marineris.
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Noctis Labyrinthus

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Located at the westernmost end of Valles Marineris is the complexly fractured region called Noctis Labyrinthus. The canyon systems in Noctis Labyrinthus do not reach the depths of the chasma of Valles Marineris.

Orbit Number: 39752 Latitude: -4.90146 Longitude: 264.284 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-11-30 10:04

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#:
PIA13787

Date added:
2011-01-17

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU