The channel in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located in northern Terra Sabaea and runs semi-parallel to Auqakuh Vallis.

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The channel in today's VIS image is located in northern Terra Sabaea and runs semi-parallel to Auqakuh Vallis. This region contains multiple channels which are dissecting the margin of the relative highlands of Terra Sabaea into the lowlands of Utopia Planitia.

Orbit Number: 45587 Latitude: 30.8418 Longitude: 59.9948 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-03-24 21:11

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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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