Dark slope streaks are common in Lycus Sulci, the complex ridged terrain surrounding the north and west side of Olympus Mons as seen in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

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Dark slope streaks are common in Lycus Sulci, the complex ridged terrain surrounding the north and west side of Olympus Mons.

Orbit Number: 51949 Latitude: 29.862 Longitude: 225.603 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-08-30 11:09

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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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