This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of the western margin of Ophir Chasma. Layering can be seen in the upper walls of the canyon.

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This VIS image shows a portion of the western margin of Ophir Chasma. Layering can be seen in the upper walls of the canyon.

Orbit Number: 42268 Latitude: -43.7125 Longitude:34.756 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-06-25 14:54

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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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