The eastern end of Valles Marineris opens into huge low lying channels filled with the mound and valley terrain called chaos. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey shows part of Eos Chaos.
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Eos Chaos

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The eastern end of Valles Marineris opens into huge low lying channels filled with the mound and valley terrain called chaos. Today's VIS image shows part of Eos Chaos.

Orbit Number: 41597 Latitude: -18.5732 Longitude: 316.984 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-05-01 08:50

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#:
PIA14166

Date added:
2011-05-26

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU