This small region of hills appears to be forming from the fractured material just south of it. This material is the northern extension of Zephyria Planum. This image is from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
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This small region of hills appears to be forming from the fractured material just south of it. This material is the northern extension of Zephyria Planum.

Orbit Number: 45796 Latitude: 2.48871 Longitude: 148.892 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-04-11 02:12

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#:
PIA15733

Date added:
2012-06-26

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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PIA15733.tif (3.94 MB)

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PIA15733.jpg (0.41 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU