Just as on Earth, volcanism and tectonism are found together on Mars. In this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft the ridges and fractures of Claritas Fossae are affecting or perhaps hosting the volcanic flows of Solis Planum.

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Just as on Earth, volcanism and tectonism are found together on Mars. Here is an example: the ridges and fractures of Claritas Fossae are affecting or perhaps hosting the volcanic flows of Solis Planum.

Orbit Number: 42223 Latitude: -20.2546 Longitude: 258.108 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-06-21 21:51

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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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