The windstreaks in this image of Syrtis Major Planum indicate winds blowing from the northeast. This image is from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

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The windstreaks in this VIS image of Syrtis Major Planum indicate winds blowing from the northeast.

Orbit Number: 41980 Latitude: -0.821278 Longitude: 70.4895 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-06-01 21:35

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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