This image NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft of the northwestern end of Gordii Dorsum shows both the dorsum material that has been eroded by the wind, and the edge of the dorsum where it meets Amazonis Planitia.
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Gordii Dorsum

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This VIS image of the northwestern end of Gordii Dorsum shows both the dorsum material that has been eroded by the wind, and the edge of the dorsum where it meets Amazonis Planitia.

Orbit Number: 44920 Latitude: 11.2633 Longitude: 211.567 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-01-29 23:39

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#:
PIA15441

Date added:
2012-03-08

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15441.tif (3.68 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15441.jpg (0.41 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU