This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Hebrus Valles. The flow of liquid (water or lava) is from the bottom of the image into the circular feature, which was likely filled by the material from the channel.
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Hebrus Valles

Context image for PIA18128
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This VIS image shows a portion of Hebrus Valles. The flow of liquid (water or lava) is from the bottom of the image into the circular feature, which was likely filled by the material from the channel. The channel continues, exiting out of the circular feature to the northwest (just outside the image boundary).

Orbit Number: 53813 Latitude: 19.277 Longitude: 127.727 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-01-30 20:27

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#:
PIA18128

Date added:
2014-03-21

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA18128.tif (4.13 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA18128.jpg (0.48 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU