Several landslide deposits are visible in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft of an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria.
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Landslides

Context image for PIA16265
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Several landslide deposits are visible in this VIS image of an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. The bowl shaped depressions near the top of the crater rim are where the landslides started.

Orbit Number: 49355 Latitude: -36.2236 Longitude: 147.403 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-01-28 22:31

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#:
PIA16265

Date added:
2013-03-01

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1305 x 2802 pixels (width x height)

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU