The lava channels and collapse features in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located near the summit of Arsia Mons. The fracture in the lower right part of the image marks the boundary of the summit caldera.
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Arsia Mons

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The lava channels and collapse features in this VIS image are located near the summit of Arsia Mons. The fracture in the lower right part of the image marks the boundary of the summit caldera.

Orbit Number: 47092 Latitude: -8.41595 Longitude: 240.592 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-07-26 16:31

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#:
PIA16319

Date added:
2012-10-08

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU