Elator Vallis, the channel shown in image from NASA's Mars Odyssey, runs on the plains of Aurorae Planum. This portion of Elator Vallis parallels Ganges Chasma (shown in the top of the image).

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Elator Vallis, the channel shown in this VIS image, runs on the plains of Aurorae Planum. This portion of Elator Vallis parallels Ganges Chasma (shown in the top of the image).

Orbit Number: 41148 Latitude: -8.78088 Longitude: 311.211 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-03-25 09:30

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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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