The channel shown here is part of a large system of depressions located on the eastern side of the Elysium Mons volcanic complex. The depression in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located just south of Albor Tholus.
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Elysium Fossae

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The channel in this VIS image is part of a large system of depressions located on the eastern side of the Elysium Mons volcanic complex. The depression in this image is located just south of Albor Tholus.

Orbit Number: 51964 Latitude: 16.9564 Longitude: 151.246 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-08-31 16:51

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#:
PIA17543

Date added:
2013-10-23

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU