This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a wind eroded surface located between the lava flows of Olympus Mons and the wind eroded ridge called Gordii Dorsum.

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Today's VIS image shows a wind eroded surface located between the lava flows of Olympus Mons and the wind eroded ridge called Gordii Dorsum.

Orbit Number: 45956 Latitude: 10.5768 Longitude: 215.788 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-04-24 06:13

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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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