This VIS image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows streamlined islands are located in the channel of Mangala Valles, a portion of which is shown in the image.

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Today's VIS image was collected at the same time as yesterday's IR image. Streamlined islands are located in the channel of Mangala Valles, a portion of which is shown in the image.

Orbit Number: 51226 Latitude: -14.5365 Longitude: 209.862 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-07-01 21:39

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.

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