Dunes and the distal end of a landslide deposit are evident in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey of eastern Ius Chasma.
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Ius Chasma

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Dunes and the distal end of a landslide deposit are evident in this VIS image of eastern Ius Chasma.

Orbit Number: 41748 Latitude: -8.89985 Longitude: 282.152 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-05-13 19:10

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#:
PIA14184

Date added:
2011-06-14

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU