Marte Vallis, located in Amazonis Planitia, broad and shallow, is illustrated by the streamlined islands at the top and bottom of this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
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Marte Vallis

Context image for PIA15754
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Marte Vallis, located in Amazonis Planitia, is broad and shallow. The streamlined islands at the top and bottom of the image illustrate this.

Orbit Number: 46057 Latitude: 16.3028 Longitude: 183.834 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-05-02 13:43

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#:
PIA15754

Date added:
2012-07-25

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1361 x 2907 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15754.tif (3.96 MB)

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PIA15754.jpg (0.42 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU