The collapse valleys in this portion of the floor of Bernard Crater were likely caused by the formation of Memnonia Fossae, a system of tectonic graben, that passes through the region. This image was captured by NASA's Mars Odyssey.

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The collapse valleys in this portion of the floor of Bernard Crater were likely caused by the formation of Memnonia Fossae, a system of tectonic graben, that passes through the region.

Orbit Number: 40328 Latitude: -22.3231 Longitude: 205.059 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-01-16 21:10

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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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