Many gullies are located on the northern rim of this unnamed crater in Noachis Terra as seen by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft. Small dunes are located on the floor of the crater (lower left side of image).
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Gullies

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Many gullies are located on the northern rim of this unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. Small dunes are located on the floor of the crater (lower left side of image).

Orbit Number: 52181 Latitude: -34.5275 Longitude: 37.2263 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-09-18 01:00

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#:
PIA17618

Date added:
2013-11-08

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